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Beam quality in laser amplifiers
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Paper Abstract

Using the thin-sheet bidimensional model, propagation of the beam quality of arbitrary multimode beams through laser amplifiers is analysed. An stochastic formalism based on the Wigner distribution function of the field is employed, and some general properties of the spatial characteristics of the beams are pointed out.

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1397, 8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.26018
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Rosario Martinez-Herrero, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Pedro M. Mejias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1397:
8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers
Concepcion Maroto Domingo; Jose M. Orza, Editor(s)

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