Folded CO2 laser resonators with controlled beam quality
Authors: Balestri S., Burlamacchi P., Greco V., Molesini G.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, Firenze, 50125, Italy; Dipartimento di Energetica dell
Abstract: The optical design of folded CO2 laser resonators is presented, in particular with reference to a three U-fold cavity. Basic formulae are given and beam quality optimisation criteria are outlined. Experimental results on a real laser system are reported.
Journal/Review: OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
Volume: 104 (1-3) Pages from: 91 to: 96
KeyWords: Laser beams; Laser optics; Laser resonators, Controlled beams; Folded cavity; Spherical folding; Carbon dioxide lasersDOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(93)90112-ICitations: 2data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-09-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here