Novel stable resonator for large-volume TEM[sub 00] mode operation

Takenaka, Yushi; Nishimae, Jun-ichi; Kuzumoto, Masaki; Yoshizawa, Kenji
November 1993
Applied Physics Letters;11/22/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 21, p2860
Academic Journal
Examines the application of the Gaussian-core resonator to a high power continuous wave carbon dioxide (CO[sub 2]) laser. Structure of the device output coupler; Selection of the transverse mode by the partial-reflection region; Attainment of a diffraction-limited beam factor from a high power continuous wave CO[sub 2] laser.


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