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A High Efficiency Diffraction Grating Design For A Rhomb Configuration
Author(s): P. J. Wantuck; Q. D. Appert; E. J. Gratrix; A. A. Hopkins
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Paper Abstract

A diffraction grating rhomb is an excellent candidate for both suppressing sideband instabilities in a free electron laser (FEL) and outcoupling the optical beam. A rhomb incorporating sinusoidal profile gratings exhibits many of the required performance characteristics for such an application. We present in some detail a description of such a rhomb and include a rhomb alignment sensitivity analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0965, Current Developments in Optical Engineering III, (27 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948006
Show Author Affiliations
P. J. Wantuck, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)
Q. D. Appert, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)
E. J. Gratrix, Perkin Elmer Corporation (United States)
A. A. Hopkins, Los Alamos Operations (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0965:
Current Developments in Optical Engineering III
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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