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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 10, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1971
  • pp: 161–167

Measurement of the Beam Parameters of a Laser Beam and Its Diffraction Field, Using a Hologram

T. Miyamoto and K. Yasuura  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 161-167 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.10.000161


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Abstract

A simple method for measuring the beam parameters of a laser beam, using a hologram, is proposed, and the accuracy is examined. By measuring the beam width and radius of curvature of the wavefront of a He–Ne gas laser, including several higher order modes, the behavior of a laser beam is investigated experimentally. As another application of this method, the phase distribution of the diffracted field from an aperture and a slit illuminated by a laser beam is measured, and the effects of a beam upon the diffracted field are studied experimentally.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 27, 1970
Published: January 1, 1971

Citation
T. Miyamoto and K. Yasuura, "Measurement of the Beam Parameters of a Laser Beam and Its Diffraction Field, Using a Hologram," Appl. Opt. 10, 161-167 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-10-1-161


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