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Iterative resonator model describing the continuous-wave operation of a Raman laser
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Paper Abstract

We present a novel numerical model describing the continuous-wave operation of Raman lasers. This so-called 'iterative resonator model' calculates how the forward- and backward-propagating Stokes and anti-Stokes electric fields inside the Raman laser cavity grow at the expense of the intra-cavity pump fields. We show that the iterative resonator model exhibits important advantages in comparison with the rate equation model used for e.g. hydrogen-based Raman lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6190, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II, 61900Q (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663599
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Nathalie Vermeulen, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Andrei A. Fotiadi, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons (Belgium)
Christof Debaes, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Krassimir Panajotov, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)
Hugo Thienpont, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6190:
Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II
Alphan Sennaroglu, Editor(s)

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