4 May 1993 High-power laser beams: defining, measuring and optimizing transverse beam quality
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Proceedings Volume 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144597
Event: Ninth International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, 1992, Heraklion, Greece
Abstract
This paper reviews a useful formalism for defining the transverse beam quality and other propagation parameters of arbitrary real laser beams. We also describe a convenient new instrument for measuring the beam quality and other optical propagation parameters of high- power laser beams.
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Anthony E. Siegman, Anthony E. Siegman, } "High-power laser beams: defining, measuring and optimizing transverse beam quality", Proc. SPIE 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (4 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144597; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144597
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