17 April 1995 Laser beam forming by fabricated aspherical mirror
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Proceedings Volume 2375, Beam Control, Diagnostics, Standards, and Propagation; (1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206975
Event: Photonics West '95, 1995, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
A Fresnel error-reduction algorithm is compared with a stationary phase method as the method for designing the mirror surface profile of a laser beam forming system. We reshaped a Gaussian laser beam into a more uniform-intensity circular beam using a fabricated aspherical mirror.
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Koshichi Nemoto, Takashi Fujii, Masahiro Nagano, "Laser beam forming by fabricated aspherical mirror", Proc. SPIE 2375, Beam Control, Diagnostics, Standards, and Propagation, (17 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206975; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.206975
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Mirrors

Evolutionary algorithms

Gaussian beams

Laser beam propagation

Computer generated holography

Deformable mirrors

Image restoration

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