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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1579–1581

Spatial mode control of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser by use of an intracavity holographic phase plate

J. Bourderionnet, N. Huot, A. Brignon, and J.-P. Huignard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 21, pp. 1579-1581 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001579


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Abstract

We present a new method of realizing phase plates by phase-volume holography on a photopolymer film. We implement such a component in a diode-pumped Nd:YAG oscillator to control the output spatial beam profile. Flattop super-Gaussian and square-shaped beams are obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium

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J. Bourderionnet, N. Huot, A. Brignon, and J.-P. Huignard, "Spatial mode control of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser by use of an intracavity holographic phase plate," Opt. Lett. 25, 1579-1581 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-21-1579


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