Beam properties of a waveguide annular CO2 laser with a Talbot cavity
Authors: Lapucci A., Ciofini M., Mascalchi S.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: We describe the behavior of an annular RF-excited CO2 laser, operated with a Talbot cavity in order to reduce the number of oscillating azimuthal modes. The beam quality is enhanced by means of a phase filter outside the cavity.
KeyWords: Annular laser resonators; Annular lasers; Diffusion-cooled lasers; Rf-discharge lasers; Chemical lasers; Flow of gases, Azimuthal modes; Beam properties; Phase filters; Talbot cavity, Carbon dioxideDOI: 10.1117/12.334421Citations: 3data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-10-10References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here