A Practical Guide to Handling Laser Diode Beams by Haiyin Sun

By Haiyin Sun

This publication deals the reader a pragmatic advisor to the regulate and characterization of laser diode beams.  Laser diodes are the main everyday lasers, accounting for fifty% of the worldwide laser market.  right dealing with of laser diode beams is the major to the winning use of laser diodes, and this calls for an in-depth realizing in their special properties.

Following a brief advent to the operating rules of laser diodes, the publication describes the fundamentals of laser diode beams and beam propagation, together with Zemax modeling of a Gaussian beam propagating via a lens.  The center of the e-book is worried with laser diode beam manipulations: collimating and focusing, circularization and astigmatism correction, coupling right into a unmarried mode optical fiber, diffractive optics and beam shaping, and manipulation of multi transverse mode beams.  the ultimate bankruptcy of the ebook covers beam characterization equipment, describing the dimension of spatial and spectral homes, together with wavelength and linewidth dimension techniques. 

The ebook is a considerably revised and accelerated model of the name Laser Diode Beam fundamentals, Manipulations and Characterizations by means of an analogous writer. New themes brought during this quantity comprise: laser diode kinds and dealing rules, non-paraxial Gaussian beam, Zemax modeling, numerical research of a laser diode beam, spectral estate characterization tools, and gear and effort characterization thoughts.  The publication methods the topic in a pragmatic manner with mathematical content material stored to the minimal point required, making the publication a handy reference for laser diode clients.

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