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Laser Splitting

  1. Aug 11, 2006 #1

    I am looking to develop a device that would take a single laser beam, and split that one beam into x number of new beams and I was wondering if anyone knew how I could accomplish this.

    I was thinking I would need some kind of crystal specifically shaped to produce the results I need. The problem with that is I am not sure where I would get such a crystal developed. I was hoping I could take some kind of cheap cubic zirconia and alter it myself, but again I've no idea where I would start.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  3. Aug 11, 2006 #2


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    Have you done a web search on beam splitting? Such mirrors are in common use.
  4. Aug 11, 2006 #3
    Thank you for your quick reply - I've now done some searching and I know where the next step is.

    Thanks again,

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