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Distortion-correcting holographic resonators
Author(s): Jason Hendricks; S. Mailis; David P. Shepherd; Anne C. Tropper; Graham J. Crofts; M. Trew; Michael J. Damzen; Robert William Eason
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Paper Abstract

High phase conjugate reflectivities (R > 10,000%) have been achieved through degenerate four-wave mixing in a cw diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 amplifier and the interactions have been successfully modelled. This four-wave mixing geometry has subsequently been used in the design of a phase-conjugate resonator operating with a single- longitudinal mode TEMoo near-diffraction limited output of > 7 W, which is capable of correcting for severe intra-cavity phase distortions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3929, Solid State Lasers IX, (14 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.382750
Show Author Affiliations
Jason Hendricks, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
S. Mailis, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
David P. Shepherd, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Anne C. Tropper, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Graham J. Crofts, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (United Kingdom)
M. Trew, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (United Kingdom)
Michael J. Damzen, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (United Kingdom)
Robert William Eason, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3929:
Solid State Lasers IX
Richard Scheps, Editor(s)

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