The edge of this disk is ablated by the unfocussed 1064 nm output of a 10 ns, 20 mJ pulsed Nd:YAG laser.
Slowing heavy, ground-state molecules using an alternating gradient decelerator
In some cases it might be necessary to take unfocussed images (i.e. with targets too bright).
Claude - An Automation Tool for the Monet Telescopes