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LambertW function used for analysis of nonlinear absorbers
Author(s): Zygmunt Mierczyk; Grzegorz Mielczarek
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents new analytical solution of equation describing, so called 'fast' non-linear absorbers, relaxation time of which is shorter than the time of interaction with giant-pulse laser. A special LambertW function was used for description of dynamics of non-linear absorber bleaching, i.e., the changes in transmission, given as a function of intensity of incident laser radiation. The result of performed analyses were compared with theoretical models for 'thin' and 'thick' 'fast' absorber as well as with experimental results obtained for non-linear YAG:V3+ and YAG:Co2+ absorbers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4237, Laser Technology VI: Progress in Lasers, (4 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.402852
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Zygmunt Mierczyk, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Grzegorz Mielczarek, Num-Net (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4237:
Laser Technology VI: Progress in Lasers

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