Index

A

Acousto-optic modulator (AOM) switches, 162165

Bragg angle, 164, 165

cost advantage, 162

cover removed, 163

deflection, 165

diffraction, 163, 164

performance, 164

radio-frequency source, 162

Raman-Nath diffraction, 163

Snell’s law, 164

uses, 164

Analytical solutions, 107118

optimal output coupling, 116118

mathematical solver, 117

output power, expression for, 116

predicting optimal cavity optics, 117118

Rigrod model, 117

Rigrod approach, 107113

assumption, 110, 111

attenuation loss, 110

beam intensity, 107

circulating intensities in a laser, 108

gain length terms, 108

gold standard model, 107

high-gain laser, 112113

intra-cavity intensity, 110

media, 113

mirror reflectivity, 111

power increase, 107

predicting output power, 111

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