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Title Tailored light. 1, High power lasers for production / edited by Reinhart Poprawe, Konstantin Boucke, Dieter Hoffman.
Imprint Berlin ; London : Springer, 2018.

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Series RWTH edition
RWTH edition.
Subject Lasers.
Lasers -- Industrial applications.
Alt Name Poprawe, Reinhart,
Boucke, Konstantin,
Hoffman, Dieter,
Add Title High power lasers for production
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK SPRINGER EBOOKS    ONLINE  
View online
Series RWTH edition
RWTH edition.
Subject Lasers.
Lasers -- Industrial applications.
Alt Name Poprawe, Reinhart,
Boucke, Konstantin,
Hoffman, Dieter,
Add Title High power lasers for production
Description 1 online resource.
Contents Intro; Preface; Who Should Read in this Book?; Contents; 1 The History of Laser; 2 An Introduction to Laser Technology; 2.1 The Laser; 2.1.1 Stimulated Emission; 2.1.2 Population Inversion and Amplification; 2.2 The Laser Medium; 2.2.1 The Laser Pumping Process; 2.2.2 Cooling; 2.3 Feedback and Self-Excitation; 2.4 The Laser Resonator; 2.5 Laser Radiation; 2.5.1 Characteristic Properties; 2.5.2 Laser Mode; 2.5.3 Coherence; 2.6 Fields of Applications of Laser Technology; 3 Electromagnetic Radiation; 3.1 The Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation; 3.2 The Wave Equation; 3.2.1 Maxwell's Equations.
3.2.2 The General Wave Equation3.2.3 Wave Equation in Vacuum; 3.2.4 Wave Equations in Material; 3.2.5 Scalar Wave Equations; 3.3 Elementary Solutions of the Wave Equation; 3.3.1 Introduction to Complex Field Parameters; 3.3.2 Planar Waves; 3.3.3 Polarization of Electromagnetic Waves; 3.3.4 Spherical Waves; 3.3.5 Energy Density of Electromagnetic Waves; 3.4 Superposition of Waves; 3.4.1 Superposition with Different Phases; 3.4.2 Superposition of Differently Polarized Waves; 3.4.3 Superposition of Waves of Different Frequency; 3.4.4 Group Velocity and Dispersion.
3.4.5 Superposition of Waves with Different Propagation Directions4 The Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves; 4.1 Propagation Regimes and Fresnel Number; 4.2 Geometrical Optics; 4.2.1 Fermat's Principle; 4.3 Reflection and Refraction; 4.3.1 Law of Reflection; 4.3.2 Law of Refraction; 4.3.3 Total Reflection; 4.4 Transmission and Reflection Coefficients; 4.4.1 The Fresnel Equations; 4.4.2 Reflectance and Transmittance; 4.4.3 The Brewster Angle; 4.5 Basic Optical Elements; 4.5.1 Refraction at a Prism; 4.5.2 The Thin Lens; 4.5.3 The Thick Lens; 4.5.4 Spherically Curved Mirrors.
4.6 Matrix Formalism of Geometrical Optics4.7 Aberration; 4.7.1 Spherical Aberration; 4.7.2 Coma; 4.7.3 Astigmatism; 4.7.4 Field Curvature; 4.7.5 Distortion; 4.7.6 Chromatic Aberration; 4.7.7 Diffraction Limit; 4.8 Diffraction; 4.8.1 Huygens' Principle and Kirchhoff's Diffraction Integral; 4.8.2 The Fresnel Diffraction; 4.8.3 The Fraunhofer Diffraction; 4.8.4 Diffraction at the Slit; 4.9 Nonlinear Optics; 4.9.1 Maxwell's and Material Equations; 4.9.1.1 First Order Polarization; 4.9.1.2 Second-Order Polarization; 4.9.2 Wave Equation; 4.9.2.1 Separating the Fast Oscillating Factors.
4.9.3 Three Wave Mixing4.9.3.1 Polarization of the Pump Wave; 4.9.3.2 Phase Matching; 4.9.3.3 Signal and Idler Waves; 4.9.3.4 Walk-off; References; 5 Laser Beams; 5.1 The SVE Approximation; 5.2 The Gaussian Beam; 5.2.1 The Amplitude Factor; 5.2.2 The Phase Factor; 5.2.3 The Intensity Distribution of the Gaussian Beam; 5.3 Higher-Order Modes; 5.3.1 The Hermite-Gaussian Modes; 5.3.2 The Laguerre-Gaussian Modes; 5.3.3 Doughnut Modes; 5.3.4 The Beam Radius of Higher-Order Modes; 5.4 Real Laser Beams and Beam Quality; 5.5 Transformation of Gaussian Beams; 5.5.1 The ABCD Law.
Summary Using lasers requires first figuring out which laser is needed based on very complex parameters then selecting a laser on the basis of commercial availability. The complexity of the issue requires two volumes, and this is the first on lasers and applications.
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ISBN 9783642012341 (electronic bk.)
3642012345 (electronic bk.)
3642012337
9783642012334
9783642012334
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-01234-1
OCLC # 1030896613
Additional Format Print version: Tailored light. 1, High power lasers for production. Berlin ; London : Springer, 2018 9783642012334