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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 12, 2006
  • pp: 5295–5300

Continuous transform of transverse modes and transitional status analysis in solid-state laser

Ke-Zhen Han, Jing-Liang He, Shu-Di Pan, Xiu-Wei Fan, Sheng Liu, and Hui-Tian Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 5295-5300 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.005295


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Abstract

With the agility of cavity control in solid-state-laser, we report abundant experimental phenomena of relatively complete Laguerre-Gaussian (LG) transverse multimodes transformation process including both stable and transitional status in a diode pumped Nd:YVO4 microcavity laser. Cavity structure, absorber, pump power, etc, synthetically have been found to contribute such abundant generation of patterns.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(330.5000) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - patterns and recognition

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 31, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 3, 2006
Published: June 12, 2006

Citation
Ke-Zhen Han, Jing-Liang He, Shu-Di Pan, Xiu-Wei Fan, Sheng Liu, and Hui-Tian Wang, "Continuous transform of transverse modes and transitional status analysis in solid-state laser," Opt. Express 14, 5295-5300 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-12-5295


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