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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 2013
  • pp: 2274–2278

Theory of phase locking of Gaussian beam amplifier array based on multidithering technique

Yanxing Ma, Pu Zhou, Xiaojun Xu, Lei Si, and Zejin Liu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 11, pp. 2274-2278 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.002274


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Abstract

The theory of phase locking of a Gaussian beam amplifier array based on the multidithering technique is presented and developed in detail. The role and importance of the pinhole in the coherent beam combination (CBC) system, which had been unsolved for a long time, have been studied in detail. The effects of the size and position of the pinhole on CBC are analyzed based on this theory.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.5060) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase modulation
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(140.3298) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam combining

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2013
Published: April 4, 2013

Citation
Yanxing Ma, Pu Zhou, Xiaojun Xu, Lei Si, and Zejin Liu, "Theory of phase locking of Gaussian beam amplifier array based on multidithering technique," Appl. Opt. 52, 2274-2278 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-11-2274


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