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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2002
  • pp: 550–555

Active transverse mode control and optimisation of an all-solid-state laser using an intracavity adaptive-optic mirror

Walter Lubeigt, Gareth Valentine, John Girkin, Erwin Bente, and David Burns  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 13, pp. 550-555 (2002)

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A 37 element adaptive optic mirror has been used intracavity to control the oscillation mode profile of a diode-laser pumped Nd:YVO4 laser. Mode and power optimisation are demonstrated by closed loop automatic optimisation of the deformable mirror.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 30, 2002
Revised Manuscript: June 21, 2002
Published: July 1, 2002

Walter Lubeigt, Gareth Valentine, John Girkin, Erwin Bente, and David Burns, "Active transverse mode control and optimization of an all-solid-state laser using an intracavity adaptive-optic mirror," Opt. Express 10, 550-555 (2002)

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