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Abstract

The mode structures in an optically pumped D(2)O far infrared ring laser and a corresponding linear resonator have been compared. While single mode operation can be obtained over the whole useful pressure range in the ring structure, this is only possible at pressures greater than 8 Torr in the linear resonator case. A numerical model predicts quite well the pulse shape, pressure dependence and influence of the resonator quality in the ring cavity.

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Authors: YUAN D C, Anhui Institute of Optical and Fine Mechanics, Academia Sinica, P.O.Box 25 Hefei, Anhui (CN);SOUMAGNE G, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH);SIEGRIST M R, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: LRP 380/89 EN (1989)
Availability: Available from Confédération Suisse, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 21 avenue des Bains, 1007 Lausanne (CH)
Record Number: 198910993 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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