21 April 1999 Beam profile analysis of waveguide-delivered IR lasers
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Proceedings Volume 3596, Specialty Fiber Optics for Medical Applications; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.346722
Event: BiOS '99 International Biomedical Optics Symposium, 1999, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
The study of output laser beam shape as a function of losses, internal diameter, off-center coupling and scattering is presented in this paper. The conditions where the beam shape has good correlation with the source beam shape were found (low losses, center alignment coupling and low scattering). A theoretical model of the mechanism of propagation of the radiation through the hollow waveguides was developed and the conditions under which the shape of beam is changed was calculated. Good agreement between the theoretical and experimental results was found.
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Nathan I. Croitoru, Nathan I. Croitoru, Israel Gannot, Israel Gannot, Alexandra Inberg, Alexandra Inberg, Mark Oksman, Mark Oksman, Moshe Ben-David, Moshe Ben-David, Ronald W. Waynant, Ronald W. Waynant, Abraham Katzir, Abraham Katzir, } "Beam profile analysis of waveguide-delivered IR lasers", Proc. SPIE 3596, Specialty Fiber Optics for Medical Applications, (21 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.346722; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.346722
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