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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1986
  • pp: 1738–1741

Laser beam profile measurement by photothermal deflection technique

A. Rose, Y.-X. Nie, and R. Gupta  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 1738-1741 (1986)

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Original Manuscript: December 16, 1985
Published: June 1, 1986

A. Rose, Y.-X. Nie, and R. Gupta, "Laser beam profile measurement by photothermal deflection technique," Appl. Opt. 25, 1738-1741 (1986)

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