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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 451048, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/451048
Research Article

Effect of UV Laser Conditioning on the Structure of KDP Crystal

1Research Center of Laser Fusion, China Academy of Engineering Physics, Mianyang 621900, China
2School of Physical Electronics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054, China

Received 17 March 2014; Accepted 3 June 2014; Published 18 June 2014

Academic Editor: Wanguo Zheng

Copyright © 2014 Decheng Guo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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