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Single Longitudinal Mode Operation Of A Continuously Tunable High Pressure TE-CO2 Laser
Author(s): G Kovar; M. Piche; P A Belanger
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Paper Abstract

A modified Fabry-Perot interferometer along with a thin tilted etalon has been used successfully to obtain single longitudinal mode pulses from a 10 atmosphere pressure CO2 laser. Reliability of 85% was observed for cavity lengths up to 2.8 meters. Continuous tuning over a frequency range of 15 cm-1 was obtained on both the R and the P branches of the 9 μm and 10 μm transitions using a grating.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0663, Laser Radar Technology and Applications I, (6 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938658
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G Kovar, Universite Laval (Canada)
M. Piche, Universite Laval (Canada)
P A Belanger, Universite Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0663:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications I
James M. Cruickshank; Robert C. Harney, Editor(s)

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