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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1999
  • pp: 3249–3252

Experimental Investigation of an Unstable Ring Resonator with 90-deg Beam Rotation for a Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser

Yuqi Jin, Bailing Yang, Fengting Sang, Dazheng Zhou, Liping Duo, and Qi Zhuang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 15, pp. 3249-3252 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.003249


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Abstract

We report the experimental results of an unstable ring resonator with 90-deg beam rotation for a kilowatt class chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL). The distributions of near-field phase and far-field intensity were measured. A beam quality of 1.6 was achieved when the COIL average output power was approximately 5 kW.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.1550) Lasers and laser optics : Chemical lasers
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

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Yuqi Jin, Bailing Yang, Fengting Sang, Dazheng Zhou, Liping Duo, and Qi Zhuang, "Experimental Investigation of an Unstable Ring Resonator with 90-deg Beam Rotation for a Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser," Appl. Opt. 38, 3249-3252 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-15-3249


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