Femto-solid laboratory performs laser damage testing of mirrors for ELI HAPLS project

September 30, 2015


Artist rendition of ELI beamline in Czec Republic, EU 350 million facility being constructed

  • Chowdhury Lab was contracted recently by LLNL to perform broad band laser damage testing for the mirrors for this laser
  • The test has been completed in 2014, and based on the test results, vendors for HAPLS mirrors will be chosen
  • Strong interest in future ultra-broad band vacuum Laser Damage Threshold for the same project, new contract under way

More information on the Femto-Solid Laboratory directed by Dr. Enam Chowdhury can be found here: https://u.osu.edu/chowdhury.24/