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Amplified Spontaneous Emission Effects In Laser Amplifiers
Author(s): Weng W. Chow
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the effects of amplified spontaneous emission on laser amplifier performance. In particular, we are interested in the dependence of gain, signal to noise ratio and efficiency on excitation, facet reflectivity and input laser intensity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1045, Modeling and Simulation of Laser Systems, (31 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951320
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Weng W. Chow, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1045:
Modeling and Simulation of Laser Systems
Donald L. Bullock, Editor(s)

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