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An Introduction To Optically Pumped Lasers
Author(s): Richard J. Temkin
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a brief introduction to optically pumped submillimeter (SMM) lasers: the wavelengths available; the differences between CW and pulsed operation; SMM laser polarization; SMM laser theory; SMM laser efficiency and a summary of the advantages and limitations of optically pumped submillimeter lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 August 1977
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0105, Far Infrared/Submillimeter Wave: Technology/Applications, (26 August 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955431
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Richard J. Temkin, Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0105:
Far Infrared/Submillimeter Wave: Technology/Applications
Thomas S. Hartwick; Dean T. Hodges, Editor(s)

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