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Common cavity resonators for passive laser beam combining: effects of path length errors
Author(s): J. R. Leger; M. Khajavikhan; C. Wan
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Paper Abstract

The sensitivity of coupled laser cavities to path length errors for coherent laser combining is analyzed, and new methods are described for reducing this sensitivity. We show that certain resonator structures are able to tolerate path length errors better than others, and present experimental measurements of this tolerance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7579, Laser Resonators and Beam Control XII, 75790J (18 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.843289
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J. R. Leger, Univ. of Minnesota (United States)
M. Khajavikhan, Univ. of Minnesota (United States)
C. Wan, Univ. of Minnesota (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7579:
Laser Resonators and Beam Control XII
Alexis V. Kudryashov; Alan H. Paxton; Vladimir S. Ilchenko, Editor(s)

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