5 January 1994 Misalignment sensitivity of unstable resonators with an internal lens
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Unstable resonators can improve the beam quality of solid-state lasers. Various configurations have been devised in order to reduce the sensitivity of the resonator to variations of the thermal lensing taking place within the pumped gain medium. A simple geometrical analysis allows a first order comparison of these configurations, in terms of their sensitivity to thermal lensing variations as well as to misalignments.
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Michel Morin, "Misalignment sensitivity of unstable resonators with an internal lens", Proc. SPIE 2041, Mode-locked and Other Ultrashort Laser Designs, Amplifiers, and Applications, (5 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.165624; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.165624

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