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Nd:YAG laser with a ring resonator and a phase-conjugating mirror based on external stimulated Brillouin scattering
Author(s): Anca Mocofanescu; Darren Udaiyan; Michael J. Damzen; V. Babin
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Paper Abstract

We report Q-switching of a Nd:YAG laser with a phase-conjugation mirror based on external external stimulated Brillouin scattering in CS2, using a ring resonator. Pulses with 5 mJ minimum energy and duration of 15 ns, at 2 Hz repetition rate, in the TEM00 mode were generated. A numerical simulation of the Q-switching regime has been made and good agreement between theoretical and experimental data has been obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 April 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2771, Laser Optics '95: Phase Conjugation and Adaptive Optics, (11 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238075
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Anca Mocofanescu, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
Darren Udaiyan, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (United Kingdom)
Michael J. Damzen, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (United Kingdom)
V. Babin, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2771:
Laser Optics '95: Phase Conjugation and Adaptive Optics

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