1 March 1995 Optical mirrors with variable reflectance
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Abstract
Design procedures of variable reflectance mirrors for laser output couplers are proposed. A thin-film technique has been used for vacuum fabrication of mirrors. By properly choosing both the geometry of the substrate and the masking system, one can obtain quasi-Gaussian or super-Gaussian reflectivity profiles. Such devices have been proposed and successfully tested earlier in our Nd:YAG laser oscillators.
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Jozef Firak, Jan Marczak, "Optical mirrors with variable reflectance", Proc. SPIE 2202, Laser Technology IV: Research Trends, Instrumentation, and Applications in Metrology and Materials Processing, (1 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203284; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.203284
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