This paper reviews various techniques for measuring the diameter of Gaussian beams and, in particular, those of ~1-µm diam. A description of measurement techniques for nonideal conditions is also included. A novel ruling used for beam-size measurement is discussed.
© 1984 Optical Society of America
Donald K. Cohen, Blake Little, and Frank S. Luecke, "Techniques for measuring 1 -µm diam Gaussian beams," Appl. Opt. 23, 637-640 (1984)