1 November 1990 Investigation and modelling of laser-damage properties of Fabry-Perot filters
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The electric field distribution within a fabry-perot etalon is readily variable by changing the angle of incidence or the thickness of the etalon. The laser damage threshold (LDT) of Fabry-Perot etalons was measured as a function of electric field distribution, monitored through the transmittance. Two types of etalon were used - thin film Fabry-Perot devices with high finesse were investigated at 1.064µm, and a simple dielectric slab etalon (Germanium) was investigated at 10.6µm.
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A. McInnes, A. McInnes, } "Investigation and modelling of laser-damage properties of Fabry-Perot filters", Proc. SPIE 1438, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1989, 14381A (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294455; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2294455
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