Injection locked single mode operation of a tea CO2 laser with high energy extraction

G. McClelland, Desmond Smith, R. G. Harrison, D Tratt

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Abstract

Generation of reproducible smooth pulses from longitudinal mode control of a TEA CO2 laser by signal injection from a cw CO2 laser is reported and the operating conditions investigated for several new geometries. Applied to unstable resonators, the efficient and spectrally pure, high power output obtains has important application in the area of optical pumping. © 1981 Plenum Publishing Corporation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-579
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1981

Keywords

  • injection locking
  • single mode
  • TEA CO 2 laser

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