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Lasing spectrum and active medium gain of multibeam CO2 lasers
Author(s): V. M. Zhuravel; I. F. Bukhanova; V. N. Antipov; S. F. Ivanov
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Paper Abstract

A gain coefficient of multibeam, multimodule CO2-lasers can be determined by the method of measuring integral power of laser emission from all the channels for the different numbers of modules in operation. The gain coefficient depends on the reflection and transmission coefficients of resonator mirrors, a resonator length, and the number of modules. However, other research has failed to take into account the effect of spectral composition and waveguide components in the flux on the gain coefficient. The purpose of the present paper is to determine the active medium gain coefficient from spectral characteristics of laser emission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2109, CIS Selected Papers: High-Power Multibeam Lasers and Their Phase Locking, (7 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160363
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V. M. Zhuravel
I. F. Bukhanova
V. N. Antipov
S. F. Ivanov


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2109:
CIS Selected Papers: High-Power Multibeam Lasers and Their Phase Locking

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