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Title: Method and system for modulation of gain suppression in high average power laser systems

Abstract

A high average power laser system with modulated gain suppression includes an input aperture associated with a first laser beam extraction path and an output aperture associated with the first laser beam extraction path. The system also includes a pinhole creation laser having an optical output directed along a pinhole creation path and an absorbing material positioned along both the first laser beam extraction path and the pinhole creation path. The system further includes a mechanism operable to translate the absorbing material in a direction crossing the first laser beam extraction laser path and a controller operable to modulate the second laser beam.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Manteca, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1058892
Patent Number(s):
8,233,511
Application Number:
12/782,534
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Bayramian, Andrew James. Method and system for modulation of gain suppression in high average power laser systems. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Bayramian, Andrew James. Method and system for modulation of gain suppression in high average power laser systems. United States.
Bayramian, Andrew James. Tue . "Method and system for modulation of gain suppression in high average power laser systems". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1058892.
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abstractNote = {A high average power laser system with modulated gain suppression includes an input aperture associated with a first laser beam extraction path and an output aperture associated with the first laser beam extraction path. The system also includes a pinhole creation laser having an optical output directed along a pinhole creation path and an absorbing material positioned along both the first laser beam extraction path and the pinhole creation path. The system further includes a mechanism operable to translate the absorbing material in a direction crossing the first laser beam extraction laser path and a controller operable to modulate the second laser beam.},
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year = {Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012},
month = {Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012}
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