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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1992
  • pp: 2173–2175

Transmission of a Gaussian beam of low divergence through a high-finesse Fabry–Perot device

F. Moreno and F. González  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 2173-2175 (1992)

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We analyze the transmission of a Gaussian beam of low divergence (optical beam) through a high-finesse Fabry–Perot device (R ≈ 70–80%). A detailed calculation of the parameters characterizing the beam (width and curvature radius) is given, and a discussion of the Fabry–Perot effect for low (R < 50%) and very high finesses (R > 90%) also is presented.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 23, 1992
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 1992
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 1992
Published: December 1, 1992

F. Moreno and F. González, "Transmission of a Gaussian beam of low divergence through a high-finesse Fabry–Perot device," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 9, 2173-2175 (1992)

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