28 March 1989 Diagnostics Of High-Power Laser Beams
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Proceedings Volume 1024, Beam Diagnostics and Beam Handling Systems; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950165
Event: 1988 International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1988, Hamburg, Germany
Abstract
With the increasing use of high-power lasers, especially CO2 lasers, in the field of industrial laser-materials processing numerous applications occur, in which diagnostics of laser-beam characteristics may help to maintain or to increase processing quality and reproducibility as well as system reliability. Three different types of diagnostic devices are presented, developed to monitor the total laser power, the intensity distribution of unfocused as well as focused beams, and the beam position. The practical use of these systems is discussed with some examples typical for the industrial applications of high-power-lasers.
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P. Loosen, A. Drenker, G. Herziger, R. Kramer, V. Sturm, "Diagnostics Of High-Power Laser Beams", Proc. SPIE 1024, Beam Diagnostics and Beam Handling Systems, (28 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950165; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950165
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