New configurations for phase locking and beam combining very large laser arrays with intra-cavity polarization elements are presented. We demonstrated efficient phase lock of 24 ND:YAG lasers and beam combining of 5 lasers.
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E. Ronen, A. A. Friesem, and N. Davidson, "Phase Locking and Beam Combining of Lasers with Intra-Cavity Polarization Elements," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThY2.
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