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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 2008
  • pp: 628–631

Optical-axis perturbation in triaxial ring resonator

Jie Yuan, Xingwu Long, and Linmei Liang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 5, pp. 628-631 (2008)

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We report several findings on the optical-axis perturbation of monolithic triaxial ring resonator. A criterion, C, which represents the mismatching error of the monolithic triaxial ring resonator, has been found out and it cannot be decreased by modifying the angles of the terminal surfaces or the terminal mirrors of the resonator. When C 0 , an optimization method to share the mismatching error C in some specific directions equally and simultaneously has been proposed. The interesting findings are important to cavity design, cavity improvement, and alignment of the monolithic triaxial ring resonator.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3370) Lasers and laser optics : Laser gyroscopes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: August 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2007
Published: February 1, 2008

Jie Yuan, Xingwu Long, and Linmei Liang, "Optical-axis perturbation in triaxial ring resonator," Appl. Opt. 47, 628-631 (2008)

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