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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8413–8422

Deformation of partially pumped active mirrors for high average–power diode–pumped solid–state lasers

Daniel Albach, Geoffroy LeTouzé, and Jean-Christophe Chanteloup  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8413-8422 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.008413


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Abstract

We discuss the deformation of a partially pumped active mirror amplifier as a free standing disk, as implemented in several laser systems. We rely on the Lucia laser project to experimentally evaluate the analytical and numerical deformation models.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 14, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2011
Published: April 18, 2011

Citation
Daniel Albach, Geoffroy LeTouzé, and Jean-Christophe Chanteloup, "Deformation of partially pumped active mirrors for high average–power diode–pumped solid–state lasers," Opt. Express 19, 8413-8422 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-9-8413


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