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Dynamics of an optically pumped three-level laser with pump and generated gaussian beams
Author(s): Jordi Cortit; Ramon Corbalan
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Paper Abstract

We study numerically a single-mode homogeneously broadened three-level model for a coherently pumped laser in a ring cavity with pump and generated fields having gaussian transverse profiles. For a range of parameters suitable for a NH3 laser, we find dynamics in the phase space provided that the radius of the pump field is small compared with the beam waist of the generated field. Otherwise, we find that the laser emits a constant intensity output.

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Date Published: 6 July 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2099, Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers and Optical Systems, (6 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179646
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Jordi Cortit, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Ramon Corbalan, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2099:
Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers and Optical Systems
Neal Broadus Abraham; Leonid A. Melnikov; Anatoly N. Oraevsky; Yakov I. Khanin, Editor(s)

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