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Comparisons Of Traveling-Wave And Standing-Wave Operations Of Mode-Locked Continuous-Wave Dye Lasers
Author(s): C. L. Tang; J. M. Halbout
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Paper Abstract

In synchronously pumped or passively mode-locked cw dye lasers, traveling-wave operation in the gain-jet is found to lead to better locking than standing wave. On the other hand, standing-wave in the saturable absorber-jet gives better locking in passively mode-locked lasers. Key considerations leading to these conclusions are reviewed. 0.4 psec for synchronously pumped tunable dye lasers and 60 fsec for passively locked nontunable dye lasers are obtained experimentally. *

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0322, Picosecond Lasers and Applications, (23 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933199
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C. L. Tang, Cornell University (United States)
J. M. Halbout, Cornell University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0322:
Picosecond Lasers and Applications
Lawrence S. Goldberg, Editor(s)

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