1 May 1993 Medical and industrial laser beam shaping by diffractive optical elements
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Proceedings Volume 1870, Laser Coherence Control: Technology and Applications; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.154477
Event: OE/LASE'93: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Scienceand Engineering, 1993, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Diffractive optical elements can be designed to shape and, hence, optimize a laser beam intensity distribution for a specific application. The elimination of spherical and chromatic aberration in CO2 industrial and medical diffractive focusing elements, respectively, is discussed.
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Russell W. Gruhlke, Russell W. Gruhlke, Larry Giammona, Larry Giammona, Charles Langhorn, Charles Langhorn, Kurt J. Kanzler, Kurt J. Kanzler, Joseph Kedmi, Joseph Kedmi, "Medical and industrial laser beam shaping by diffractive optical elements", Proc. SPIE 1870, Laser Coherence Control: Technology and Applications, (1 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154477; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.154477


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