IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Transient laser brightness enhancement using a large-stroke bimorph mirror

2008 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Author(s): W. Lubeigt ; M. Griffith ; L. Laycock ; D. Burns
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2008
Conference Location: San Jose, CA, USA
Conference Date: 4 May 2008
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-55752-859-9
DOI: 10.1109/CLEO.2008.4552141
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A large-stroke bimorph was used to reduce the time-to-full brightness of a Nd:YLF laser by a factor of 3. The 31-element mirror has the potential to combine this transient control with steady... View More

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