PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 6101
LASERS AND APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING | 21-26 JANUARY 2006
Laser Beam Control and Applications
LASERS AND APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
21-26 January 2006
San Jose, California, United States
Opening Session
Proc. SPIE 6101, Spinning disk solid-state lasers, computer simulation, 610103 (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660682
Proc. SPIE 6101, Spectral properties of three-mirror laser resonators, 610104 (15 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660681
Proc. SPIE 6101, About some new possibilities of increasing the intrinsic output power of the photon beam: for definite laser active media, 610105 (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647344
Laser Design and Beam Improvement
Proc. SPIE 6101, Progress on the National Ignition Facility, 610106 (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674312
Proc. SPIE 6101, Adaptive systems for single pulse lasers, 610107 (28 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674314
Proc. SPIE 6101, Assigning error to an M<sup>2</sup> measurement, 610108 (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.640434
Adaptive Optics and Beam Control
Proc. SPIE 6101, Adaptive wavelets applied to distortion correction in laser diode arrays, 610109 (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.638258
Proc. SPIE 6101, Thermo-optically driven adaptive mirror, 61010A (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645065
Proc. SPIE 6101, Correction of the radiation of 1 kW CW diode-pumped glass laser, 61010B (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674316
Proc. SPIE 6101, Intracavity self-frequency conversion in periodically poled active nonlinear Nd:Mg:LiNbO<sub>3</sub> crystal, 61010C (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.651663
CO2 Lasers
Proc. SPIE 6101, One-color operation of an RF excited CO<sub>2</sub> laser, 61010E (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644322
Proc. SPIE 6101, Laser Doppler velocimetry using the photoacoustic effect of RF-excited CO<sub>2</sub> laser, 61010F (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.650536
Fiber Lasers and Gratings
Proc. SPIE 6101, Bending insensitive highly Yb-doped LMA triple-clad fiber for nearly diffraction-limited laser output, 61010G (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674317
Proc. SPIE 6101, Generation of white light laser radiation in tapered fibers, 61010H (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674318
Proc. SPIE 6101, Hybrid ECL/DBR wavelength and spectrum stabilized lasers demonstrate high power and narrow spectral linewidth, 61010I (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.646791
Proc. SPIE 6101, Method of fabrication of 1D and 2D gratings, 61010J (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674320
Micro Resonators: Part I
Proc. SPIE 6101, Silicon microspheres, 61010K (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669575
Proc. SPIE 6101, Whispering gallery mode excitation in borosilicate glass microspheres by K<sup>+</sup> ion-exchanged channel waveguide coupler, 61010L (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669565
Proc. SPIE 6101, Laser resonators formed by two nanoparticles, 61010M (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647859
Proc. SPIE 6101, Crystalline micro-resonators: status and applications, 61010P (22 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669585
Micro Resonators: Part II
Proc. SPIE 6101, Calligraphic poling for WGM resonators, 61010Q (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669584
Proc. SPIE 6101, Recent advances in organic electro-optic materials for ring micro-resonators and optical modulation, 61010S (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669592
Proc. SPIE 6101, Silica polygonal micropillar resonators: fano line shapes tuning by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer, 61010V (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669567
Proc. SPIE 6101, Quantum dot spontaneous emission lifetime modification in optical microcavities using oxide apertured micropillars, 61010W (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669580
Proc. SPIE 6101, Geometric optics of whispering gallery modes, 61010X (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669591
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 6101, Modern laser technologies used for cutting textile materials, 61010Y (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.648315
Proc. SPIE 6101, Noise reduction of violet laser diodes by selection of feedback light polarization, 61010Z (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645676
Proc. SPIE 6101, Spatial structure of radiation at self-frequency conversion in active nonlinear crystals, 610110 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.651673
Proc. SPIE 6101, An analysis of a non-Gaussian, Gaussian laser beam, 610111 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.640436
Proc. SPIE 6101, Development of a lamp-pumped Cr:LiSAF laser operating at 20Hz for a terawatt CPA system, 610112 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644145
Proc. SPIE 6101, Photorefractivity in WGM resonators, 610114 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669586
Beam Characterization
Proc. SPIE 6101, Measuring the chirp of an ultrashort laser pulse at the noise floor, 610116 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643992
Proc. SPIE 6101, Characterization of general astigmatic laser beams, 610117 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645866
Proc. SPIE 6101, Correlation between geometrical and intrinsic classification of general astigmatic laser beams, 610118 (15 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.640294
Proc. SPIE 6101, Comparison of laser beams quality criteria, 610119 (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644632
Proc. SPIE 6101, Comparison of different beam diameter definitions to characterize thermal damage of the eye, 61011A (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.649233
Proc. SPIE 6101, Characterization device for measuring beam parameter product and beam quality of collimated and uncollimated diode lasers, 61011B (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.646828
Proc. SPIE 6101, ETALONs for pure and composite transversal modes, 61011C (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647816
Proc. SPIE 6101, On the characterization of the rotation of the irradiance profile of partially coherent beams, 61011D (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643785
Proc. SPIE 6101, Characterization of non-uniformly totally polarized beams, 61011E (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643790
Proc. SPIE 6101, Spatial characterization of laser beams modified by interference, 61011F (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645870
Optics Characterization
Proc. SPIE 6101, Scaling law investigations in spot sizes dependence in the ns regime, 61011G (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647408
Proc. SPIE 6101, Scattering analysis of optical components in the DUV, 61011H (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647416
Proc. SPIE 6101, Nonlinear lens mapping of optical substrates, 61011I (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.646567
Proc. SPIE 6101, Automated test station for laser-induced damage threshold measurements according to ISO 11254-2 standard, 61011J (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647427
Proc. SPIE 6101, Absorptance and scattering losses measurements in IR range by high average power tunable radiation of optical parametric oscillator based on a periodically poled lithium niobate, 61011K (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647429
Proc. SPIE 6101, Detection of laser optic defects using gradient direction matching, 61011L (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.659867
Electrically-Pumped Laser Systems
Proc. SPIE 6101, Electra: repetitively pulsed 700-J 100-ns electron beam pumped KrF laser, 61011M (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644847
Proc. SPIE 6101, High power and short pulse RF-excited CO<sub>2</sub> laser MOPA system for LLP EUV light source, 61011N (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645607
Proc. SPIE 6101, Super power avalanche discharge and its application for the excitation of gas lasers, 61011O (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643240
Proc. SPIE 6101, Efficient discharge-pumped non-chain HF and DF lasers, 61011P (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643226
Solid State Lasers
Proc. SPIE 6101, Development of thermally controlled HALNA DPSSL for inertial fusion energy, 61011Q (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645644
Proc. SPIE 6101, A 100-kHz thin disk Yb:YAG regenerative amplifier, 61011R (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645775
Laser Applications
Proc. SPIE 6101, Multiple applications for the 10kW fiber laser at the Electro-Optics Center, 61011S (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.649786
Proc. SPIE 6101, Concrete cutting using high-power fiber laser, 61011T (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.646364
Proc. SPIE 6101, Laser-driven acoustic waves in back-irradiated thin solid foils, 61011U (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645081
Proc. SPIE 6101, Flow unsteadiness in chemical oxygen-iodine lasers and its influence, 61011V (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.675333
COIL, EOIL, and Optically Pumped Lasers
Proc. SPIE 6101, The electric oxygen-iodine laser: chemical kinetics of O<sub>2</sub>(a<sup>1</sup>&#916;) production and I(<sup>2</sup> P<sub>1/2</sub>) excitation in microwave discharge systems, 61011W (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660934