Detailed computation and experimental results of thermal birefringence loss in TGG and glass based Faraday rotator rod was presented. These data will be useful for designing a laser system and a thermally compensated Faraday rotator.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3810) Optical devices : Magneto-optic systems
R. Yasuhara, M. Yamanaka, T. Norimatsu, Y. Izawa, T. Kawashima, H. Kan, and H. Furukawa, "Thermal Birefringence in Cylindrical Faraday Rotator under High Average Power Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper WB3.
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