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Dependence of laser lines of a line-selecting CO2 laser on laser mixture components/pressure
Author(s): Yuzhi Wang
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Paper Abstract

CO2 lasers emit laser lines at about 90 discrete wavelengths around 10 micrometer. A blazed grating is usually employed as the output mirror in the resonator. By adjusting the angle between the grating and the optical axis, a desired laser line can be selected since all other potential laser lines will suffer from high losses. For the purpose of increasing the laser lines so as to broaden its pumping ability for far infrared lasers, the dependence of lasing lines on the components as well as the total pressure has been investigated. The laser envelope used was 1200 mm long with a capillary diameter 12 mm. Lasing lines was in situ measured by using Wang's method. Experimental results will be reported in the manuscript.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4269, Laser Frequency Stabilization, Standards, Measurement, and Applications, (3 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424481
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Yuzhi Wang, Southwest Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4269:
Laser Frequency Stabilization, Standards, Measurement, and Applications
John L. Hall; Jun Ye, Editor(s)

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