Experimental characteristics of a high-power ammonia laser

F. A. Al-Watban, R. G. Harrison, J. G. Crowder, C. R. Pidgeon

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Optically pumped NH3 laser emission at 12.8 mu m with signal strengths approximately 775 kW and efficiencies of 10% are reported. The fine temporal structure of the emission is shown to be fast (<5 ns) and output powers are shown to scale with pressure and pump power.

Original languageEnglish
Article number002
Pages (from-to)L167-L170
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sept 1977


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