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Beam Quality In High-Power Laser Amplification
Author(s): J. L. H. Neira; J. Delgado; G. Calvo; M. Sanchez
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Paper Abstract

In order to contribute to the development of a reliable criterion for beam quality characterization, a review of the commonly used criteria is done. Several meaningful experimental works using oscillator-amplifier configurations for high power industrial CO2 lasers, are analyzed. The influence of some forms of inhomogeneity on the beam quality, in an oscillator-amplifier configuration, has been also investigated through numerical methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1132, High Power Lasers and Laser Machining Technology, (26 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961554
Show Author Affiliations
J. L. H. Neira, ENOSA (Spain)
J. Delgado, ENOSA (Spain)
G. Calvo, ENOSA (Spain)
M. Sanchez, ENOSA (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1132:
High Power Lasers and Laser Machining Technology

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