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Design of an anamorphic gradient-index lens to correct astigmatism in diode lasers
Author(s): E. Acosta; Carlos C. Gomez-Reino; R. M. Gonzalez
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Paper Abstract

Diode laser are often used as light sources for transmitting information through optical fibers. One of its inherent property is the astigmatism, due to this fact an anamorphic system is required to perform couplings between this kind of lasers and fibers. In this work a theoretical study of the propagation of elliptical gaussian beams emitted from the diode laser through anamorphic gradient index lenses is presented, as well as the way of correcting the astigmatism.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1401, Optical Data Storage Technologies, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.26120
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E. Acosta, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Carlos C. Gomez-Reino, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
R. M. Gonzalez, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1401:
Optical Data Storage Technologies

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