Design of lasers relevant to their application

  • Walter Koechner
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 1)

Abstract

In this chapter we will attempt to illustrate the relationship which exists between the intended application of a laser system and the important design features. Because of space limitations, and because most applications are remote from the field of the laser itself, we will not attempt to discuss the applications themselves. Rather we will describe the design and engineering aspects of the lasers employed in different fields. Important features and critical parameters will be highlighted.

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Beam Divergence Pockels Cell Pulse Separation Pump Cycle Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Koechner
    • 1
  1. 1.Korad Division of Hadron, Inc.Santa MonicaUSA

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