Progress in the development of Nd:glass active mirror laser amplifiers is presented. Included is a detailed discussion of hardware design as well as gain and repetition rate performance. Finally, multiunit test results, in a higher power and high energy beam, are presented.
© 1981 Optical Society of America
J. A. Abate, L. Lund, D. Brown, S. Jacobs, S. Refermat, J. Kelly, M. Gavin, J. Waldbillig, and O. Lewis, "Active mirror: a large-aperture medium-repetition rate Nd:glass amplifier," Appl. Opt. 20, 351-361 (1981)