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Liquid Crystal Optics For Laser Systems
Author(s): S D Jacobs; K A Cerqua; K L Marshall; A Schmid; M J Guardalben; K J Skerrett
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Paper Abstract

We present an overview of the development of laser optics utilizing liquid crystals. Devices discussed include wave plates, circular polarizers, optical isolators, laser blocking notch filters and laser beam apodizers. Issues addressed include fabrication methods and laser damage resistance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 June 1988
PDF: 32 pages
Proc. SPIE 0895, Laser Optics for Intracavity and Extracavity Applications, (27 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944438
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S D Jacobs, University of Rochester (United States)
K A Cerqua, University of Rochester (United States)
K L Marshall, University of Rochester (United States)
A Schmid, University of Rochester (United States)
M J Guardalben, University of Rochester (United States)
K J Skerrett, University of Rochester (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0895:
Laser Optics for Intracavity and Extracavity Applications
Philippe M. Fauchet; Karl H. Guenther, Editor(s)

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