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APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MEASURING CONTRAST IN A HIGH POWER LASER SYSTEM

United States Patent Application

20130322473
A1
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A preferred apparatus can include a high-power laser; a beam splitter; a non-linear optical assembly configured to cube an incident beam; a detector optically configured to receive an input beam from the beam splitter and a reference beam from the non-linear optical assembly; and a controller configured to calculate a fourth order cross correlation of the input beam and the reference beam to characterize the high-power laser.
PALANIYAPPAN, SASIKUMAR (LOS ALAMOS, NM), JOHNSON, RANDALL P. (LOS ALAMOS, NM)
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (LOS ALAMOS NM)
13/ 907,576
May 31, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS [0002] The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.