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Title: Modes of resonators with mirror reflectivity modulated by absorbing masks

Abstract

The modes of a stable laser resonator containing, near one mirror, an absorbing mask with two apertures have been calculated on the basis of scalar diffraction theory and experimentally observed in a pulsed Nd:YAG laser. The mode structure has been investigated as a function of the mask geometry, and an interpretation in terms of supermodes is provided.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. (CNR Center of Quantum Electronics Electronic Instrumentation, Polytechnic Institute of Physics, 32 Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 20133 Milan, Italy (IT))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5572360
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Optics; (USA); Journal Volume: 28:17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; LASER MIRRORS; REFLECTIVITY; NEODYMIUM LASERS; LASER CAVITIES; DESIGN; MODULATION; OPTICAL MODES; RESONATORS; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; LASERS; MIRRORS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; OSCILLATION MODES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; SOLID STATE LASERS; SURFACE PROPERTIES; 420300* - Engineering- Lasers- (-1989)

Citation Formats

De Silvestri, S., Magni, V., and Svelto, O. Modes of resonators with mirror reflectivity modulated by absorbing masks. United States: N. p., 1989. Web. doi:10.1364/AO.28.003684.
De Silvestri, S., Magni, V., & Svelto, O. Modes of resonators with mirror reflectivity modulated by absorbing masks. United States. doi:10.1364/AO.28.003684.
De Silvestri, S., Magni, V., and Svelto, O. 1989. "Modes of resonators with mirror reflectivity modulated by absorbing masks". United States. doi:10.1364/AO.28.003684.
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abstractNote = {The modes of a stable laser resonator containing, near one mirror, an absorbing mask with two apertures have been calculated on the basis of scalar diffraction theory and experimentally observed in a pulsed Nd:YAG laser. The mode structure has been investigated as a function of the mask geometry, and an interpretation in terms of supermodes is provided.},
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