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Interpulse interference and passive laser pulse shapers

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)3054-3061
JournalApplied Optics
Journal publication date1 Dec 1976
Volume15
Issue12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1976

Abstract

Passive pulse shapers including Fabry-Perot etalons, double-etalons, and classical beam splitters are examined both theoretically and experimentally for their temporal behavior. For temporally and spatially overlapped pulses, interpulse interference effects determine the resulting pulse shapes. The output pulses from such devices are expected to be of great importance for laser fusion pulse shaping.

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