1 June 2003 Miro: Complete modeling and software for pulse amplification and propagation in high-power laser systems
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This paper presents some of the most important features of the Miró code, which is a laser propagation program for high-peak-power laser setups. The main propagation models are discussed: the paraxial nonlinear Schrödinger approximation, broadband computation including dispersion effects, and spatial and temporal Talanov transforms are described, as well as the main optical components: a four-level multipass amplifier including both saturation and narrowing effects; broadband and noncollinear frequency conversion; the grating, including high-order dispersion effects; and laser damage effects. Some elementary examples of Miró computation are also provided.
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Olivier Morice, Olivier Morice, } "Miro: Complete modeling and software for pulse amplification and propagation in high-power laser systems," Optical Engineering 42(6), (1 June 2003). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1574326 . Submission:
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