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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2009
  • pp: 708–711

Diffractive variable attenuator for femtosecond laser radiation control

Alexander G. Poleshchuk, Ruslan K. Nasyrov, Vadim V. Cherkashin, Mykhaylo V. Dubov, Vladimir M. Mezentsev, and Ian Bennion  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 708-711 (2009)

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We present a diffractive phase variable attenuator for femtosecond laser radiation control. It allows the control of beam power up to 0.75 · 10 13 W / cm 2 without introducing serious distortions in spectra and beam shape while it operates in zero order diffraction. The attenuator can operate with wavelengths from DUV to IR.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: September 9, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 9, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2008
Published: January 23, 2009

Alexander G. Poleshchuk, Ruslan K. Nasyrov, Vadim V. Cherkashin, Mykhaylo V. Dubov, Vladimir M. Mezentsev, and Ian Bennion, "Diffractive variable attenuator for femtosecond laser radiation control," Appl. Opt. 48, 708-711 (2009)

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