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Novel resonator for two-frequency gas lasers based on dielectric phase-anisotropic mirrors for normal light incidence
Author(s): Vladimir N. Bel'tyugov; Sergei G. Protsenko; Yuri V. Troitski
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Paper Abstract

Dielectric phase-anisotropic laser mirrors have been proposed for a two-frequency gas laser with orthogonal linear-polarized modes. Under normal light incidence the reflection phase (but not reflection amplitude) of the mirrors depends on light polarization. The mirrors consist of dielectric multilayer and anisotropic elements. One or several dielectric layers with surface- relief diffraction gratings of small period d < (lambda) have been proposed as the anisotropic element. Results of numerical and experimental investigations of the mirrors are presented. Two-frequency oscillation with up to 5 MHz frequency difference have been obtained in a gas laser with internal mirrors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2115, Visible and UV Lasers, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172754
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir N. Bel'tyugov, Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Russia)
Sergei G. Protsenko, Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Russia)
Yuri V. Troitski, Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2115:
Visible and UV Lasers
Richard Scheps, Editor(s)

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