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National Ignition Facility - Description - Driver Laser
... a single 500 terawatt (TW) peak flash of light that reaches the target from numerous directions at the same time, within a few picoseconds ... To ensure that the output of the beamlines is uniform, the initial laser light is amplified from a single source in the Injection Laser System (ILS) ... flash of 1053 nanometers (nm) infra-red light generated in an ytterbium-doped optical fiber laser known as the Master Oscillator ...
Fiber Optic - Mechanisms of Attenuation - UV-Vis-IR Absorption
... In addition to light scattering, attenuation or signal loss can also occur due to selective absorption of specific wavelengths, in a manner similar to that responsible for the appearance of color ... spaced (or "quantized") such that they can absorb a quantum of light (or photon) of a specific wavelength or frequency in the ultraviolet (UV) or visible ranges ... the capacity of the material transmitting longer wavelengths in the infrared (IR), far IR, radio and microwave ranges ...

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