Abstract

Numerical simulations of laser propagation with contamination on components are performed with the CEA-DAM MIRO code. Light intensification at their rear surface, due to diffraction by front surface particles, is observed for metallic and dielectric particles at 0.355 pm- and 1.053 pm-wavelengths. Highest intensification is obtained for dielectric circular particles.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

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