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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 16 — Aug. 8, 2005
  • pp: 5983–5987

Experimental study of thermally induced depolarization in Nd:YAG ceramics

I. B. Mukhin, O. V. Palashov, E. A. Khazanov, A. Ikesue, and Yan Lin Aung  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 16, pp. 5983-5987 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.005983


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Abstract

Spatial modulation of a laser beam with a transverse size of the order of one grain size is experimentally found at thermal depolarization in Nd:YAG ceramics. This effect, which was theoretically predicted earlier, is typical for ceramics only, with no analogs either in glasses or in single crystals.

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OCIS Codes
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 22, 2005
Published: August 8, 2005

Citation
I. Mukhin, O. Palashov, E. Khazanov, A. Ikesue, and Yan Aung, "Experimental study of thermally induced depolarization in Nd:YAG ceramics," Opt. Express 13, 5983-5987 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-16-5983


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