23 March 2000 Self-starting laser with a nonlinear liquid crystal mirror
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Proceedings Volume 3928, Nonlinear Materials, Devices, and Applications; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.379914
Event: Symposium on High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2000, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
THe laser oscillator with a cavity completed by the refractive index grating induced by generating beams in a nematic liquid crystal cell was studied experimentally and theoretically. It is shown that both the thermal and orientational nonlinearity of the liquid crystal can provide the holographic mirror formation and the self-starting condition in the laser oscillator. The self-starting laser with the nonlinear mirror demonstrates single-longitudinal- mode generation with good quality of the beam.
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Oleg Leonidovich Antipov, Dmitry Victorovich Chausov, Alexander Sergeevich Kuzhelev, Andrey Petrovich Zinoviev, "Self-starting laser with a nonlinear liquid crystal mirror", Proc. SPIE 3928, Nonlinear Materials, Devices, and Applications, (23 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.379914; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.379914
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