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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1966
  • pp: 1550–1567

Laser Beams and Resonators

H. Kogelnik and T. Li  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 5, Issue 10, pp. 1550-1567 (1966)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.5.001550


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Abstract

This paper is a review of the theory-of laser beams and resonators. It is meant to be tutorial in nature and useful in scope. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in the treatment. Rather, emphasis is placed on formulations and derivations which lead to basic understanding and on results which bear practical significance.

© 1966 Optical Society of America

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Original Manuscript: July 12, 1966
Published: October 1, 1966

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H. Kogelnik and T. Li, "Laser Beams and Resonators," Appl. Opt. 5, 1550-1567 (1966)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-5-10-1550


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