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Laser energy distributions produced by the use of diffractive optical elements
Author(s): Russell W. Gruhlke; Kurt J. Kanzler; Michael W. Sasnett; Hartmuth Hecht
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Paper Abstract

Diffractive focusing elements which eliminate spherical aberration in industrial CO2 laser beam delivery systems are being manufactured. The theory of these elements as well as the experimental verification of diffraction limited performance are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 April 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1834, Laser Energy Distribution Profiles: Measurement and Applications, (22 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.143848
Show Author Affiliations
Russell W. Gruhlke, Coherent Auburn Group (United States)
Kurt J. Kanzler, Coherent Auburn Group (United States)
Michael W. Sasnett, Coherent Auburn Group (United States)
Hartmuth Hecht, Coherent General Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1834:
Laser Energy Distribution Profiles: Measurement and Applications
James M. Darchuk, Editor(s)

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