Abstract

An output coupler with radially variable reflectivity, based on a Fabry–Perot interferometer made of two suitable spherical mirrors, is proposed. Application to a pulsed Nd:YAG laser with an unstable resonator has produced diffraction-limited output beams with energy up to 300 mJ.

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1977 (1)

1976 (1)

1975 (1)

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 13, 370 (1975).
[CrossRef]

1970 (1)

H. Zucker, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 49, 2349 (1970).

1967 (1)

A. E. Siegman, R. W. Arrathon, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-3, 156 (1967).
[CrossRef]

1965 (1)

N. G. Vakhimov, Radio Eng. Electr. Phys. 10, 1439 (1965).

Armandillo, E.

Arrathon, R. W.

A. E. Siegman, R. W. Arrathon, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-3, 156 (1967).
[CrossRef]

Born, M.

M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, Oxford, 1970), p. 325.

Byer, R. L.

Chodzko, R. A.

Cross, E. F.

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S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, V. Magni, “Laser output coupler based on a radially variable interferometer,” submitted to Appl. Opt. (1986).

Dente, G. C.

Docchio, F.

Erkkila, J. H.

Ferguson, T. R.

Giuliani, G.

Knight, L. V.

Laporta, P.

S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, V. Magni, “Laser output coupler based on a radially variable interferometer,” submitted to Appl. Opt. (1986).

Latham, W. P.

Lavigne, P.

Magni, V.

S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, V. Magni, “Laser output coupler based on a radially variable interferometer,” submitted to Appl. Opt. (1986).

Mason, S. B.

McCarthy, N.

Pallaro, L.

Park, Y. K.

Paxton, A. H.

Salvi, T. C.

Siegman, A. E.

A. E. Siegman, R. W. Arrathon, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-3, 156 (1967).
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Smithers, M. E.

Svelto, O.

Vakhimov, N. G.

N. G. Vakhimov, Radio Eng. Electr. Phys. 10, 1439 (1965).

Walsh, D. M.

Wolf, E.

M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, Oxford, 1970), p. 325.

Yariv, A.

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 13, 370 (1975).
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Yeh, P.

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 13, 370 (1975).
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Zucker, H.

H. Zucker, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 49, 2349 (1970).

Appl. Opt. (5)

Bell Syst. Tech. J. (1)

H. Zucker, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 49, 2349 (1970).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

A. E. Siegman, R. W. Arrathon, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-3, 156 (1967).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Opt. Commun. (1)

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 13, 370 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (4)

Radio Eng. Electr. Phys. (1)

N. G. Vakhimov, Radio Eng. Electr. Phys. 10, 1439 (1965).

Other (2)

M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, Oxford, 1970), p. 325.

S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, V. Magni, “Laser output coupler based on a radially variable interferometer,” submitted to Appl. Opt. (1986).

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