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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1983
  • pp: 1992–1995

Resonator mode analysis using linear prolate functions

M. E. Rogers and J. H. Erkkila  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 1992-1995 (1983)

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The modes of an unstable aligned empty strip resonator are found using the kernel expansion technique with the linear prolate functions as a basis set. Calculations of the modes are used to examine the accuracy of the asymptotic methods at low equivalent Fresnel numbers and to demonstrate the orthogonality of the cavity modes.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 7, 1982
Published: July 1, 1983

M. E. Rogers and J. H. Erkkila, "Resonator mode analysis using linear prolate functions," Appl. Opt. 22, 1992-1995 (1983)

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