Laser Beams and Resonators

H. Kogelnik, T. Li
1966 Applied Optics  
This paper is a review of the theory-of laser beams and resonators. It is meant to be tutorial in nature and useful in scope. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in the treatment. Rather, emphasis is placed on formulations and derivations which lead to basic understanding and on results which bear practical significance. :
doi:10.1364/ao.5.001550 pmid:20057590 fatcat:wnamyksg4rarhppzfj4tw4qxsy