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Single-Frequency Dye Laser With 50 Ns Pulse Duration
Author(s): D Basting; B Burghardt; P Lokai; W Muckenheim; Zs. Bor
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Paper Abstract

A commercially available pulsed dye laser equipped with Hansch oscillator and intracavity etalon has been converted into a single-mode laser with less than 100 MHz bandwidth by extending the pulse duration to 50 ns and modifying the optical elements. In particular an intracavity etalon of high finesse provides for emission of a single longitudinal mode, although strong mode-pulling occurs. Further, λ/4 plates have been used in order to avoid the effect of spatial hole-burning.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0912, Pulse Single-Frequency Lasers: Technology and Applications, (22 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945510
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D Basting, Lambda Physik (Germany)
B Burghardt, Lambda Physik (Germany)
P Lokai, Lambda Physik (Germany)
W Muckenheim, Lambda Physik (Germany)
Zs. Bor, Max-Planck-Institut f. biophys (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0912:
Pulse Single-Frequency Lasers: Technology and Applications
William K. Bischel; Larry A. Rahn, Editor(s)

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