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Optics Express

  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 12 — Dec. 6, 1999
  • pp: 286–291

Formation of dynamic cavity in a self-starting high-average-power Nd:YAG laser oscillator

Oleg L. Antipov, Alexander S. Kuzhelev, and Dmitry V. Chausov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 12, pp. 286-291 (1999)

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Self-organization of the dynamic cavity completed by holographic gratings in the novel laser oscillator was studied experimentally and numerically. A key role of the resonant grating of refractive index induced by generating beams in an Nd:YAG laser crystal was determined. Stabilization of the generated pulses and an increase in output power were achieved by use of a vibrating intracavity mirror.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

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Original Manuscript: October 1, 1999
Published: December 6, 1999

Oleg Antipov, Alexander Kuzhelev, and Dmitry Chausov, "Formation of dynamic cavity in a self-starting high-average-power Nd:YAG laser oscillator," Opt. Express 5, 286-291 (1999)

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