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Performance Limitations Of Vibronic Lasers
Author(s): Kenneth L. Schepler
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Paper Abstract

Vibronic lasers are continuously tunable because of the interaction of lattice vibrations with transition metal electronic energy levels. Their tunability makes them attractive for a number of applications. The history, practical limitations on performance and basic theory of operation are described. Investigations of Ti:YA103 and Ti:GSGG, two promising new materials, are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0709, Laser Research and Development in the Northeast, (30 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937283
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Kenneth L. Schepler, Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0709:
Laser Research and Development in the Northeast
Evan P. Chicklis; Daniel W. Trainor, Editor(s)

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