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Asked Nov 3, 2019

A 1000 W carbon-dioxide laser emits light with a wavelength of 10μm into a 3.0-mm-diameter laser beam.

What force does the laser beam exert on a completely absorbing target?

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Step 1

Given,

P 1000 W
10 um
3x 10
d 3 mm
m
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P 1000 W 10 um 3x 10 d 3 mm m

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Step 2

Force exerted by la...

и
F =
(P-и)
с
P
F =
с
1000
F=
(3x10)
F 3.33x10 N
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и F = (P-и) с P F = с 1000 F= (3x10) F 3.33x10 N

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