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Closely spaced mirror pair for reshaping and homogenizing pump beams in laser amplifiers
Author(s): Isaac L. Bass
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Paper Abstract

Channeling a laser beam by multiple reflections between two closely spaced, parallel or nearly parallel mirrors, serves to reshape and homogenize the beam at the output gap between the mirrors. Application of this device to improve the spatial overlap of a copper laser pump beam with the signal beam in a dye laser amplifier is described.

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: 10.1117/12.148380
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Isaac L. Bass, 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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