Optical beam quality: comparison between beams generated in folded-stable and hybrid-stable-unstable resonators
Authors: Lapucci A., Ciofini M.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: We performed experimental measurements on a CO2 laser, consisting of a radio-frequency excitation discharge with slab geometry and a three mirror multipass resonator. We compared extraction efficiency, power stability and beam quality to those of the hybrid stable-unstable resonator.
More Information: Sponsors: ICO-International Commission for Optics; CNR-COnsiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy); INOA-Instituto Nazional de Ottica Applicata (Italy); SPIE; Universita degli Studi di Firenze (ITALY)KeyWords: Carbon dioxide; Cavity resonators; Electrodes; Laser resonators; Optical waveguides; Oscillations, Beam quality; Extraction efficiency; Hybrid stable-unstable resonator; Power stability, LightDOI: 10.1117/12.527518Citations: 1data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-10-17References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here