A tiled-grating compressor, in which the spatial dispersion is not completely compensated, reduces the near-field-intensity modulation caused by tiling gaps and provides near-field spatial filtering of the input laser beam, thus reducing the laser damage to the final optics.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2007
Published: June 21, 2007
H. Huang and Terrance Kessler, "Tiled-grating compressor with uncompensated dispersion for near-field-intensity smoothing," Opt. Lett. 32, 1854-1856 (2007)