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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1991
  • pp: 1057–1059

Optical resonators using graded-phase mirrors

P. A. Bélanger and C. Paré  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 16, Issue 14, pp. 1057-1059 (1991)

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Optical resonators using graded-phase mirrors are analyzed with the help of the generalized ABCD propagation law for a real optical beam. This analysis gives the second-order moment gross characteristics of the eigenmode and indicates a design procedure. An example of a super-Gaussian output beam shows that this type of optical resonator might have large transverse-mode discrimination that could provide operation in a large fundamental-mode beamwidth.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 26, 1991
Published: July 15, 1991

P. A. Bélanger and C. Paré, "Optical resonators using graded-phase mirrors," Opt. Lett. 16, 1057-1059 (1991)

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