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Analysis of stable-unstable free-electron laser resonators
Author(s): Chun-Ching Shih
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Paper Abstract

Different stable-unstable resonator designs with one-side coupling for tunable free electron lasers have been analyzed. The eigenmode analysis of bare cavities shows that using a self-imaging resonator configuration enhances the mode discrimination against higher-order modes and results in better output intensity and phase profiles. It is also suggested to improve the near-field and far-field beam quality by using a combining and relayed optics for the output beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1868, Laser Resonators and Coherent Optics: Modeling, Technology, and Applications, (13 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.150620
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Chun-Ching Shih, TRW Space and Electronics Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1868:
Laser Resonators and Coherent Optics: Modeling, Technology, and Applications
Anup Bhowmik, Editor(s)

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