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Solid-State Laser Power Scaling Using Phase Conjugation
Author(s): David A. Rockwell; David S. Sumida
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews recent results on the power scaling of solid-state lasers using phase conjugation. We present the basic ideas involved in employing phase conjugation to compensate thermally induced aberrations in the laser medium, and we discuss the results of recent experiments in which birefringence in an active laser amplifier was successfully compensated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 April 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0739, Phase Conjugation, Beam Combining, and Diagnostics, (22 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.939694
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David A. Rockwell, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
David S. Sumida, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0739:
Phase Conjugation, Beam Combining, and Diagnostics
Ira Abramowitz; Robert A. Fisher, Editor(s)

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