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Beam Shaping and Guiding

  • Axel Donges
  • Reinhard Noll
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 188)

Abstract

This chapter is divided in three parts. In the first section, various optical components for beam guiding and beam shaping are presented. In particular, we treat beam deflection, beam splitting, the modulation of polarization, intensity, wavelength and phase. This is followed by a section on beam shaping and focusing of a Gaussian beam. In the last section the propagation of light in optical fibers is discussed.

Keywords

Refractive Index Gaussian Beam Polarization Direction Beam Waist Beam Deflection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.nta Hochschule Isny—University of Applied SciencesIsnyGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institut für LasertechnikAachenGermany

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