Multiline output from a spin-flip laser

A. Mcneish, R. L. Allwood, D. H. Whiffen, B. S. Wherrett

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Multiplicity of the output frequency of a spin-flip laser, caused by the simultaneous multiline operation of the CO pump laser, is identified. This multiplicity is shown to arise from a four-wave mixing process for which only a single input threshold intensity exists for oscillation. Experimental data are presented together with a determination of the interdependence of the input and output frequency power ratio. © 1978 Chapman and Hall Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-501
Number of pages7
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1978


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