Wavelength beam combined architectures typically depend on the use of diffraction gratings. We explore the high average power limitations of commercial gratings using experiments and theoretical modeling.
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S. J. Augst, R. C. Lawrence, T. Y. Fan, D. V. Murphy, and A. Sanchez, "Characterization of Diffraction Gratings for Use in Wavelength Beam Combining at High Average Power," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FWG2.
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