, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 445-447

Limits of Coherent Addition of Lasers: Simple Estimate

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Abstract

The coherent combining of single mode lasers using coupled cavities is considered. A simple analytical estimate of the number of lasers that can be efficiently combined in such a way is suggested. Such an estimate agrees with simulations and experiments reported recently.