Abstract

A nonequilibrium model has been used to simulate successfully experimental data obtained on two different DF-CO2 chemical transfer lasers. The sensitivity of the model to changes in the reaction rate constants, to mixing, and to F atom surface recombination has been investigated. The model was found to provide reasonable agreement with the known experimental facts relating to cw DF-CO2 chain reaction laser flow fields. It was found that considerable simplification of the chemical model is possible at the sacrifice of some analytical precision.

© 1974 Optical Society of America

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