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Superradiant Pulse And Amplified Spontaneous Emission From The Flash Pumped Atomic Iodine System Undergoing The Laser Transition Of [sup]2[/sup]P [sub]1/2[/sub]- [sup]2[/sup]P[sub]3/2[/sub]
Author(s): Jae Won Hahn; Gyu Ug Kim; Sang Soo Lee
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Paper Abstract

Recently, Jaroszynski and King found superradiance(SR) occurring in photodissociatively created systems using NaI and n-C3F7I moleculesl) , and Hahn and Lee have performe2)d the amplified spontaneous emission(ASE) experiment in an iodine photodissociation laser(IPL) amplifier . In general, to observe SR experimentally, a very short intense pumping pulse of which FWHM is about a few tens of nanoseconds, is used for making a totally inverted system. But in this work, the amplifier is pumped with conventional flashlamps of FWHM=3us, yet we have detected a output pulse which is a superposition of ASE and SR. The temporal behaviour of the pulse is investigated in detail, and the experimental results are compared with theoretical results.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967331
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Jae Won Hahn, KSRI (Korea)
Gyu Ug Kim, KAIST (Korea)
Sang Soo Lee, KAIST (Korea)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age
Henri H. Arsenault, Editor(s)

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