5 September 2002 Periodically vibrating resonator concave mirror for high-power laser beam shaping
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
This paper describes a new approach for flattening high-power and high-gain CO2 lasers. A periodic change of curvature of concave mirror causes beam modes to jump in the course of time. Averaging out these beams results in an intensity profile with good uniformity. It is also compared to the output intensity ofthe resonator without vibration.
© (2002) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Donglan Hou, Yaoning Zhang, Xuefen Zou, Hui Yang, "Periodically vibrating resonator concave mirror for high-power laser beam shaping", Proc. SPIE 4914, High-Power Lasers and Applications II, (5 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481794; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481794
PROCEEDINGS
5 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top