Aperture filling of phase-locked laser arrays

Gary J. Swanson, James R. Leger, Michael Holz

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Arrays of lasers that are locked together with the same phase produce far-field patterns with a significant amount of the energy residing in the sidelobes. We describe a technique that channels the majority of the sidelobe energy into the desired central lobe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-247
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1987


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