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Simple technique for compensation of stress-induced birefringence in high-power diode-end-pumped lasers

Simple technique for compensation of stress-induced birefringence in high-power diode-end-pumped lasers
Simple technique for compensation of stress-induced birefringence in high-power diode-end-pumped lasers
A simple scheme employing a single quarter-wave plate is used to compensate for the effects of thermally-induced stress-birefringence in a diode-bar-pumped Nd:YAG laser operating at 946nm, resulting in 2.9W of linearly polarised output with M2 < 1.2
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Clarkson, W.A.
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Felgate, N.S.
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Clarkson, W.A., Felgate, N.S. and Hanna, D.C. (1998) Simple technique for compensation of stress-induced birefringence in high-power diode-end-pumped lasers. In, Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 98). Technical Digest. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 98) (08/05/98) Piscataway, United States. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 103. (doi:10.1109/CLEO.1998.675922).

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A simple scheme employing a single quarter-wave plate is used to compensate for the effects of thermally-induced stress-birefringence in a diode-bar-pumped Nd:YAG laser operating at 946nm, resulting in 2.9W of linearly polarised output with M2 < 1.2

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Published date: 1998
Venue - Dates: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 98), United States, 1998-05-03 - 1998-05-08

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Local EPrints ID: 76656
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76656
ISBN: 1-55752-339-0
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 19 Jul 2019 23:38

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Author: W.A. Clarkson
Author: N.S. Felgate
Author: D.C. Hanna

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