Positive thermal lens in optical element (Faraday isolator in our case) produced by absorption of high power radiation was experimentally compensated with negative thermal lens in DKDP sample self-adaptive to different radiation powers.
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V. V. Zelenogorsky, A. A. Shaykin, E. E. Kamenetsky, O. V. Palashov, and E. A. Khazanov, "Using DKDP Crystals for Adaptive Compensation of Thermal Lens in Faraday Isolators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThC35.
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