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Athermal Nd:Bel Lasers
Author(s): T. Chin; R. C. Morrris; O. Kafri; M. Long; D. F . Heller
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Paper Abstract

Recent measurements of dn/dT in Nd:BEL have suggested that a judicious selection of crystallographic orientation can yield laser rods that exibit greatly reduced thermal lensing. Such "athermal" rods have been fabricated. Their optical properties and laser performance is reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0622, High Power and Solid State Lasers, (23 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961165
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T. Chin, Allied Corporation (United States)
R. C. Morrris, Allied Corporation (United States)
O. Kafri, Allied Corporation (United States)
M. Long, Allied Corporation (United States)
D. F . Heller, Allied Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0622:
High Power and Solid State Lasers
William W. Simmons, Editor(s)

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