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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1981
  • pp: 351–361

Active mirror: a large-aperture medium-repetition rate Nd:glass amplifier

J. A. Abate, L. Lund, D. Brown, S. Jacobs, S. Refermat, J. Kelly, M. Gavin, J. Waldbillig, and O. Lewis  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 351-361 (1981)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.20.000351


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Abstract

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

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Original Manuscript: July 5, 1980
Published: January 15, 1981

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-20-2-351


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