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Pulse Propagation In A Gaseous Laser Amplifier
Author(s): V. Aboites; G. E. Torres-Cisneros
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Paper Abstract

The propagation of a laser pulse through a gas amplifier is an important practical problem. In particular, in discharge-pumped gas amplifiers it is known that the amplification coefficient of the lasing medium is a function of the longitudinal and transversal coordinates inside the cavity. This is a consequence of practical aspects such as the position an shape of the electrodes inside the cavity [1]. Also, for long enough laser pulses, diffusion of the active centers take place during the amplification of the pulse.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967230
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V. Aboites, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
G. E. Torres-Cisneros, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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