High power mid infrared operation of the atomic xenon laser

J. J. Wendland, R. J. Morley, H. J. Baker, D. R. Hall

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Abstract

We report high power cw operation of a slab waveguide atomic xenon laser in a spectral region of low atmospheric absorption. Using transverse radio frequency discharge excitation at 49 MHz and a hybrid waveguide-unstable resonator, with a sharp band edge on the reflectivity versus wavelength curve of the laser mirrors, 50 mW was obtained on the 3.869 µm transition and 210 mW on the 3.895 µm line. © 1998 American Institute of Physics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1436-1438
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume72
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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