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Waveguide laser resonators with a tilted mirror

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2 Author(s)
Hill, C.A. ; Royal Signals and radar establishment, Malvern, england ; Hall, D.

We present a multimode theory of square-bore waveguide laser resonators with one well-aligned and one tilted plane mirror. Our theoretical results for mode content, resonator loss, and power output agree reasonably well with experimental results from an RF-excited CO2laser with a376 times 1.5 times 1.5mm Al/Al2O3waveguide. The mode propagation coefficients of this structure are discussed. We model a diffraction grating as a plane mirror with a wavelength-dependent tilt, and conclude that previous single-mode theory has underestimated the severity of the line-hopping constraint on tunable waveguide CO2laser performance.

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Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 7 )