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Engineering of glass for optimized optical and physical properties
Author(s): Alexander J. Marker; Joseph S. Hayden; Jack H. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

The ability to vary glass properties by adjusting composition continues to make glass a leading material for application as both active and passive elements, in bulk as well as in guided-wave laser systems. We consider here how glass is engineered for specific intracavity and extracavity laser applications. Mention also is made of process and manufacturing techniques which result in glasses with improved or special properties critical for applications involving laser systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1869, Intracavity and Extracavity Control of Laser Beam Properties, (7 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148376
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Alexander J. Marker, Schott Glass Technologies Inc. (United States)
Joseph S. Hayden, Schott Glass Technologies Inc. (United States)
Jack H. Campbell, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1869:
Intracavity and Extracavity Control of Laser Beam Properties
Roger Lee Facklam; Karl H. Guenther; Stephan P. Velsko, Editor(s)

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