The Laser Optics Resource Guide covers the core concepts of laser optics including the key specifications of laser optics components, optical coatings, Gaussian beam propagation, and the metrology required to verify component performance. Whether your application is in laser materials processing, medical lasers, or laser sensing, these insights will help you properly specify a laser optics system while maximizing performance and minimizing cost.
Sections 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3: Superpolished Optics
Sections 11.1, 11.2, and 11.7: An Introduction to Optical Coatings
Section 11.3: Anti-Reflection (AR) Coatings
Section 11.4: Highly Reflective Coatings