Single-line cw operation of atomic xenon lasers

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

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Abstract

Over the years, there has been considerable interest in the generation of cw laser radiation at usable power levels in the 2-4-µm spectral region. Recently, this approach, coupled with the application of area scaling techniques has facilitated the generation of laser power levels in excess of 5 W in good quality laser beams. Moreover, the unique characteristics of the RF discharge are seen to be particularly suitable for providing efficient excitation of the atomic xenon laser system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-
JournalIEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting
Publication statusPublished - 1996
EventProceedings of the 1996 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO'96 - Anaheim, CA, USA
Duration: 2 Jun 19967 Jun 1996

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