Active transverse mode control and optimisation of an all-solid-state laser using an intracavity adaptive-optic mirror

W. Lubeigt, G.J. Valentine, J.M. Girkin, E.A.J.M. Bente, D. Burns

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Abstract

A 37 element adaptive optic mirror has been used intracavity to control the oscillation mode profile of a diode-laser pumped Nd:YVO4 laser. Mode and power optimisation are demonstrated by closed loop automatic optimisation of the deformable mirror.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550-555
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Volume10
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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