Modern laser applications require high-power laser with very high stability. We discuss stabilization concepts, the highest power stability ever achieved (RIN=3.5E-9/sqrt(Hz)) and a tool to measure fractional power below 2E-4 in higher order spatial modes.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
B. Willke, P. Kwee, F. Seifert, and M. Frede, " Characterization and Stabilization of High-Power Solid-State Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper MA5.