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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23197–23205

Study of the distributed thermal lens of LD end pumped rectangular gain

Yu Zhongsheng, Liu Jiao, Liu Jun, Xin Jianguo, and Chen Jiabin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23197-23205 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.023197


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Abstract

In the LD end pumped rectangular laser gain medium, the thermal induced refractive index is not only non-uniformly transversely, but also non-uniformly and distributed along the pumping beam propagation, the effect of thermal lens is a distributed not a lumped lens effect as previously considered. In this paper, the effect of a distributed thermal lens is analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2013
Published: September 24, 2013

Citation
Yu Zhongsheng, Liu Jiao, Liu Jun, Xin Jianguo, and Chen Jiabin, "Study of the distributed thermal lens of LD end pumped rectangular gain," Opt. Express 21, 23197-23205 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-23197


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