Abstract

A new approach to modeling the spatial intensity profile from Porro prism resonators is proposed based on rotating loss screens to mimic the apex losses of the prisms. A numerical model based on this approach is presented which correctly predicts the output transverse field distribution found experimentally from such resonators.

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1988 (1)

1987 (1)

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1984 (1)

1981 (1)

1977 (1)

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

1973 (1)

T. A. Anan’ev, "Unstable prism resonators," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 3, 58-59 (1973).

1970 (1)

1962 (1)

Anan’ev, T. A.

T. A. Anan’ev, "Unstable prism resonators," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 3, 58-59 (1973).

Anan’ev, Y. A.

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

Casperson, L.W.

Gerasimov, V. B.

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Gould, G.

Jacobs, S.

Ko, T.

Kumar, A.

Kuo, I.

Kuprenyuk, V. I.

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

Lee, J.

Leung, C.

Miller, H. Y.

Nijhawan, O. P.

Rabinowitz, P.

Sergeev, V. V.

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

Sherstobitov, V. E.

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

Shultz, T.

Siegman, A. E.

Singh, I.

Sivakov, A. L.

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Treivish, Y. M.

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Virnik, Y. Z.

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, G.

Appl. Opt. (6)

Sov. J. Quantum Electron (2)

Y. Z. Virnik, V. B. Gerasimov, A. L. Sivakov and Y. M. Treivish, "Formation of fields in resonators with a composite mirror consisting of inverting elements," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 17, 1040-1043 (1987).
[CrossRef]

T. A. Anan’ev, "Unstable prism resonators," Sov. J. Quantum Electron 3, 58-59 (1973).

Sov. J. Quantum Electron. (1)

Y. A. Anan’ev, V. I. Kuprenyuk, V. V. Sergeev and V. E. Sherstobitov, "Investigation of the properties of an unstable resonator using a dihedral corner reflector in a continuous-flow cw CO2 laser," Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 7, 822-824 (1977).

Other (1)

N. Hodgson and H. Weber, Laser Resonators and Beam Propagation (Springer, 2005), Chap. 17.

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