TEA laser


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TEA laser

[‚tē‚ē′ā ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A gas laser in which a glow discharge is maintained without arc formation at atmospheric pressure (which is relatively high for a gas laser) by using a discharge which is transverse rather than parallel to the optic axis. Derived from transversely excited atmospheric pressure laser.
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