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Progress with a flashlamp-pumped titanium sapphire laser--preliminary results from an oscillator amplifier configuration
Author(s): David H. Titterton; C. Stokoe
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Paper Abstract

A oscillator amplifier configuration of laser has been designed and demonstrated using an oscillator with a single titanium sapphire rod in a pumping chamber in a close coupled configuration with a single linear flashlamp. The amplifier was of a similar design but used a pair of flashlamps. Currently, it has produced in excess of 3 J/pulse in the free-running scheme at a repetition rate of 5 Hz. Some applications of this type of tunable laser are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 April 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2772, Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers, (11 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238082
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David H. Titterton, Defense Research Agency Farnborough (United Kingdom)
C. Stokoe, Lynton Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2772:
Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers
Artur A. Mak; Vladimir I. Ustugov, Editor(s)

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