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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 5150–5152

Mutual injection phase locking coherent combination of solid-state lasers based on corner cube

Yong Cheng, Xu Liu, Qiang Wan, Mengzhen Zhu, Chaowei Mi, Chaoyong Tan, Shangfang Wei, and Xia Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 23, pp. 5150-5152 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.005150


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Abstract

Coherent beam combination is an effective way to develop high-power lasers with high beam quality and high brightness. Coherent combination of six solid-state lasers based on the technique of mutual injection phase locking by using the natural coherent combination property of corner cube is first investigated. The coherent combination with 15.3 J of output energy, 1.7 mrad of divergent angle is obtained, and the combining efficiency is as high as 95.6% at 10 Hz and 85 A. The far-field profile is flattened protuberance.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2013
Published: November 26, 2013

Citation
Yong Cheng, Xu Liu, Qiang Wan, Mengzhen Zhu, Chaowei Mi, Chaoyong Tan, Shangfang Wei, and Xia Chen, "Mutual injection phase locking coherent combination of solid-state lasers based on corner cube," Opt. Lett. 38, 5150-5152 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-23-5150


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