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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1997
  • pp: 2495–2498

Phase shift of stepwise reflectivity profile mirrors

C. Giuri, Maria R. Perrone, D. Flori, A. Piegari, and S. Scaglione  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 12, pp. 2495-2498 (1997)

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The effects of phase shifts in laser beams transmitted by output couplers with a stepwise reflectivity profile have been experimentally investigated with a XeCl laser. It is shown that the phase distortions of the cavity output coupler affect significantly the propagation properties of the output laser beam but do not affect the output beam energy and pulse width.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 13, 1996
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 1996
Published: April 20, 1997

C. Giuri, Maria R. Perrone, D. Flori, A. Piegari, and S. Scaglione, "Phase shift of stepwise reflectivity profile mirrors," Appl. Opt. 36, 2495-2498 (1997)

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