24 May 1999 Resonator technology for >100-W TEM00-mode operation in solid state lasers
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Advanced resonator technology consisted of uniform pumping and bifocusing-compensation has been developed for rod- geometry laser-diode-pumped Nd:YAG lasers to generate laser power of > 100 W with the beam quality of M2 < 1.2 in cw mode. Experimental results are explained with wave- optics calculations.
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Koji Yasui, Susumu Konno, Shuichi Fujikawa, Kenji Yoshizawa, "Resonator technology for >100-W TEM00-mode operation in solid state lasers", Proc. SPIE 3611, Laser Resonators II, (24 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.349248; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.349248
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