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Investigation of the possibility of noncontact obtaining mode-selection elements of gas laser cavity
Author(s): E. N. Zhuravleva; V. N. Kuryatov; A. V. Parygin; V. A. Porozov; Leonid A. Skvortsov
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Paper Abstract

At present, the intracavity diaphragming method is usually used for the selection of transverse modes of gas laser cavity with a hard diaphragm being placed inside the cavity. Its position and size are determined theoretically. Narrowing of the working canal of a gas-discharge tube to the necessary dimension may also be used as a diaphragm. The above selection method has a number of disadvantages, essentially affecting manufacture of the device and its parameters. The aim of this work is to investigate the possibility of transverse mode selection in a gas laser cavity with methods of laser technology. This approach to selection mode problem differs from previously known ones in that the selection process takes place in the assembled emitter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1723, LAMILADIS '91 Intl Workshop: Laser Microtechnology and Laser Diagnostics of Surfaces, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58654
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E. N. Zhuravleva, R & D Institute `Polus` (Russia)
V. N. Kuryatov, R & D Institute `Polus` (Russia)
A. V. Parygin, R & D Institute `Polus` (Russia)
V. A. Porozov, R & D Institute `Polus` (Russia)
Leonid A. Skvortsov, R & D Institute `Polus` (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1723:
LAMILADIS '91 Intl Workshop: Laser Microtechnology and Laser Diagnostics of Surfaces

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