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Beam-guidance optics for high-power fiber laser systems
Author(s): Bernd Mohring; Leonardo Tassini; Rudolf Protz; Jürgen Zoz
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Paper Abstract

The realization of a high-energy laser weapon system by coupling a large number of industrial high-power fiber lasers is investigated. To perform the combination of the individual beams of the different fiber lasers within the optical path of the laser weapon, a special optical set-up is used. Each optical component is realized either as reflective component oras refractive optics. Both possibilities were investigated by simulations and experiments. From the results, the general aspects for the layout of the beam-guidance optics for a high-power fiber laser system are derived.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2013
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8733, Laser Technology for Defense and Security IX, 873305 (23 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2015823
Show Author Affiliations
Bernd Mohring, MBDA Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
Leonardo Tassini, MBDA Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
Rudolf Protz, MBDA Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
Jürgen Zoz, MBDA Deutschland GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8733:
Laser Technology for Defense and Security IX
Mark Dubinskii; Stephen G. Post, Editor(s)

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