2 May 1997 Modeling of efficient mode-matching and thermal-lensing effect on a laser-beam coupling into a mode-cleaner cavity
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We describe the spatial mode-matching of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser to a ring mode-cleaner cavity with an efficiency as high as 99.8%. Spatial-mode coupling including thermal-lensing effects in the cavity are analyzed.
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Noboru Uehara, Eric K. Gustafson, Martin M. Fejer, Robert L. Byer, "Modeling of efficient mode-matching and thermal-lensing effect on a laser-beam coupling into a mode-cleaner cavity", Proc. SPIE 2989, Modeling and Simulation of Higher-Power Laser Systems IV, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273681; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.273681
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