Riede, Wolfgang and Schroeder, Helmut and Allenspacher, Paul and Tighe, Adrian and Wernham, Denny (2008) Investigation of the growth mechanisms for laser induced contamination formation on space optics in vacuum. In: Boulder Damage Symposium. SPIE. 41. Boulder Damage Symposium, 2008-09-24, Boulder, CO, USA.
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Laser induced contamination deals with the formon of a deposit on an optical component in vacuum due to the interaction between the laser beam, the surface of the optic and outgassing species from nearby materials. This can lead to a decrease in optical transmission of the component, and potentially to permanent damage, and can thus severly degrade the performances of optical instruments in space applications. Extensive testing has been carried out in the framework of ESA´s ALADIN Aeolus projectin order to mitigate the risk of performance degradation of the ALADIN LIDAR instrumentdue to laser induced contamination.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Investigation of the growth mechanisms for laser induced contamination formation on space optics in vacuum|
|Date:||24 September 2008|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Boulder Damage Symposium|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Series Name:||Proceedings Boulder Damage Symposium|
|Keywords:||contamination, vacuum, outgassing, materilas, deposit, space, laser damage|
|Event Title:||41. Boulder Damage Symposium|
|Event Location:||Boulder, CO, USA|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Aeronautics|
|HGF - Program Themes:||Aircraft Research|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L AR - Aircraft Research|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L - Laser Research and Technology|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Technical Physics|
|Deposited By:||Wolfgang Riede|
|Deposited On:||03 Nov 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 13:25|
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