23 May 2013 Beam-guidance optics for high-power fiber laser systems
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Abstract
The realization of a high-energy laser weapon system by coupling a large number of industrial high-power fiber lasers is investigated. To perform the combination of the individual beams of the different fiber lasers within the optical path of the laser weapon, a special optical set-up is used. Each optical component is realized either as reflective component oras refractive optics. Both possibilities were investigated by simulations and experiments. From the results, the general aspects for the layout of the beam-guidance optics for a high-power fiber laser system are derived.
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Bernd Mohring, Bernd Mohring, Leonardo Tassini, Leonardo Tassini, Rudolf Protz, Rudolf Protz, Jürgen Zoz, Jürgen Zoz, "Beam-guidance optics for high-power fiber laser systems", Proc. SPIE 8733, Laser Technology for Defense and Security IX, 873305 (23 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2015823; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2015823
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