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Beam Shaping and Propagation, Laser Cavity Design I (FWD)
Sergiy Kaim, Sergiy Mokhov, Derrek Drachenberg, Leonid Glebov, and Boris Zeldovich
Sergiy Kaim, Sergiy Mokhov, Derrek Drachenberg, Leonid Glebov, Boris Zeldovich
University of Central Florida, United States
Beam quality is described by “bucket-f” radius, r_f, and angular radius θ_f, both encapsulating fraction f of total beam power. Dimensionless product r_f*θ_f/λ depends on f and on beam shape.
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