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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 663–665

Optimization of spatial filter with volume Bragg gratings in photo-thermo-refractive glass

Xiang Zhang, Xiao Yuan, Jiansheng Feng, Fan Gao, Baoxing Xiong, and Kuaisheng Zou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 663-665 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.000663


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Abstract

We present a method for optimizing spatial filter performance by inserting volume Bragg gratings (VBGs) in front of the traditional spatial filters. The experimental results show that the cutoff frequency is modified with the insertion of VBGs. We also demonstrate the optimization of filtering performance in both the spatial and frequency domains, with detailed comparison of near-field modulation, contrast ratio, and power spectral density of output laser beams.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: November 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 20, 2013
Published: January 29, 2014

Citation
Xiang Zhang, Xiao Yuan, Jiansheng Feng, Fan Gao, Baoxing Xiong, and Kuaisheng Zou, "Optimization of spatial filter with volume Bragg gratings in photo-thermo-refractive glass," Opt. Lett. 39, 663-665 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-3-663


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