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Considerations about self-filtering unstable resonators
Author(s): Sarah Bollanti; Paolo Di Lazzaro; Daniele Murra; Cheng En Zheng
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Paper Abstract

New analytical expressions have been found for the mode volume, the output beam waist and radius of curvature of the Generalized Self-Filtering Unstable Resonator (GSFUR), in terms of the cavity parameters. This permits an easy comparison with the confocal SFUR, in order to choose the most appropriate resonator for a given active medium. Contrary to the general feeling, the SFUR choice results the best in term of mode volume for low (<14) absolute magnification values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5131, Third GR-I International Conference on New Laser Technologies and Applications, (9 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.513678
Show Author Affiliations
Sarah Bollanti, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Paolo Di Lazzaro, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Daniele Murra, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Cheng En Zheng, EL.EN (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5131:
Third GR-I International Conference on New Laser Technologies and Applications
Alexis Carabelas; Giuseppe Baldacchini; Paolo Di Lazzaro; Dimitrios Zevgolis, Editor(s)

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