Multimode laser beam characterization using agile digital-analog photonics

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Marraccini, Philip
Riza, Nabeel A.
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Presented is a novel design of a multimode laser beam analyzer to enable beam measurements of minimum beam waist size, minimum waist location, divergence and the beam propagation parameter called M2. Experimental results demonstrate these measurements for a 532 nm multimode test laser beam.
DMD , Beam analyzer , Multimode beam characterization , Beam analyzers , Digital micromirror devices , Laser beam propagation , Photonics , Laser beam characterization , Digital photography
Marraccini, P. J. and Riza, N. A. (2011) 'Multimode laser beam characterization using agile digital-analog photonics', Proceedings of SPIE, 8026, Photonic Applications for Aerospace, Transportation, and Harsh Environment II, 80260E, SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, 2011, Orlando, Florida, United States, 26 May. doi: 10.1117/12.885958
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