25 September 2014 Monolithical aspherical beam expanding systems
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Beam expanding is a common task, where Galileo telescopes are preferred. However researches and customers have found limitations when using these systems. A new monolithical solution which is based on the usage of only one aspherical component will be presented. It will be shown how to combine up to five monolithical beam expanding systems and to keep the beam quality at diffraction limitation. Insights will be given how aspherical beam expanding systems will help using larger incoming beams and reducing the overall length of such a system. Additionally an add-on element for divergence and wavelength adaption will be presented.
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U. Fuchs, U. Fuchs, Sabrina Matthias, Sabrina Matthias, "Monolithical aspherical beam expanding systems", Proc. SPIE 9194, Laser Beam Shaping XV, 91940U (25 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2066133; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2066133
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