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Compact High Power Transmitters For CO2 Laser Systems
Author(s): G M Miller; C A Williams
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Paper Abstract

The use of 'V' and 'U' folds in waveguide resonators has been studied experimentally and compared with simple theory. The potential for size reduction and lower loss ( < 3% single pass) of the 'U' fold configurations is exploited in the construction of a 50 watt, compact device with heterodyne quality output mode. Intracavity modulation techniques applicable to this technology are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0806, Active Infrared Systems and Technology, (24 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941387
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G M Miller, Ferranti Industrial Electronics Limited (Scotland)
C A Williams, Ferranti Industrial Electronics Limited (Scotland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0806:
Active Infrared Systems and Technology
V. G. Roper, Editor(s)

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