Applied Physics B

, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 191–195 | Cite as

A mirror with an intensity-dependent reflection coefficient

  • K. A. Stankov
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A device exhibiting a power-dependent reflection coefficient with fast time response and no frequency shift is proposed and analysed. It utilizes a combination of a nonlinear crystal for second harmonic generation and a dichroic mirror with high reflectivity for the second harmonic and partial transmission for the fundamental wavelenth. This device has been successfully used in a preliminary experiment to modelock a Nd:YAG laser.


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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Stankov
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  1. 1.Abteilung Laserphysik, Am FassbergMax-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische ChemieGöttingenFed. Rep. Germany

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