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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1997
  • pp: 2378–2380

Laser resonators with self-imaging waveguides

J. Banerji, A. R. Davies, and R. M. Jenkins  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 2378-2380 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.14.002378


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Abstract

Novel laser resonator concepts based on the self-imaging properties of multimode waveguides are proposed. These resonators have widely applicable designs and are predicted to produce TEM00 output with low round-trip loss and excellent mode discrimination.

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J. Banerji, A. R. Davies, and R. M. Jenkins, "Laser resonators with self-imaging waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2378-2380 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-14-9-2378


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