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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1971–1972

Power transfer of an astigmatic Gaussian beam to a stigmatic optical system

H. R. Bilger  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 1971-1972 (1989)

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Simple transfer optics are used, employing a spherical rather than cylindrical lens, to complete the power transfer resulting in a small power loss for a wide range of astigmatism.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 26, 1988
Published: June 1, 1989

H. R. Bilger, "Power transfer of an astigmatic Gaussian beam to a stigmatic optical system," Appl. Opt. 28, 1971-1972 (1989)

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