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Intracavity liquid-crystal light valve for spatial mode control of a Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Jerome Bourderionnet; Arnaud Brignon; Jean-Pierre Huignard; Anne Delboulbe; Brigitte Loiseaux
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Paper Abstract

We present a new beam shaping technique with an intracavity optically addressed liquid-crystal spatial light modulator. The Nd:YAG resonator is able to deliver beams with various spatial profiles, as flattop super-Gaussian or square-shaped beams.

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Date Published: 19 November 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4829, 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life, (19 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.527064
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Jerome Bourderionnet, Thales Research & Technology (France)
Arnaud Brignon, Thales Research & Technology (France)
Jean-Pierre Huignard, Thales Research & Technology (France)
Anne Delboulbe, Thales Research & Technology (France)
Brigitte Loiseaux, Thales Research & Technology (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4829:
19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life
Giancarlo C. Righini; Anna Consortini, Editor(s)

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