Reflection Z-scan technique for measurements of optical properties of surfaces

Petrov, D.V.; Gomes, A.S.L.
August 1994
Applied Physics Letters;8/29/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p1067
Academic Journal
Investigates the spatial modification of a Gaussian beam by reflection on a surface of a high-absorbing material. Description of the spatial modification; Usefulness and sensitivity of the method for applications; Measurements of laser induced surface deformation and Kerr-like nonlinear coefficient; Propagation of the Gaussian beam.


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