A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser

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

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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
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1981

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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