A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser

W. A. Peebles, Donald P Umstadter, D. L. Brower, N. C. Luhmann

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Abstract

The first study of a pulsed, far-infrared, ring laser is described. Unidirectional, traveling-wave operation is observed, thereby eliminating the spatial hole burning effects present in linear cavities. Single-mode output powers of 100 kW have been obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)851-853
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume38
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1981

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A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser. / Peebles, W. A.; Umstadter, Donald P; Brower, D. L.; Luhmann, N. C.

In: Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 38, No. 11, 01.12.1981, p. 851-853.

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Peebles, WA, Umstadter, DP, Brower, DL & Luhmann, NC 1981, 'A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 851-853. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.92195
Peebles, W. A. ; Umstadter, Donald P ; Brower, D. L. ; Luhmann, N. C. / A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser. In: Applied Physics Letters. 1981 ; Vol. 38, No. 11. pp. 851-853.
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