Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 USA Abstract: Operation of the Mercury laser with one of two amplifiers activated has yielded 31.6 Joules at 0.1 Hz and 20.6 Joules at 10 Hz. Correction of static distortions in the amplifier was accomplished using a conjugate phase optic.

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