Efficient conversion of light from sparse laser arrays into single-lobed far-fields using phase structures

M. Khajavikhan, J. R. Leger

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Abstract

We demonstrate a new optical technique that converts light from a sparse array of mutually coherent sources into a single-lobed far-field with a theoretical efficiency approaching 100 %. Initial experimental results show conversion efficiencies of 82 %.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Other

OtherConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

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