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Cavityless dielectric-waveguide-mode generation in a weakly amplifying gaseous medium
Author(s): Lev Yu. Mel'nikov; Viatcheslav A. Kochelap; Igor A. Izmailov
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Paper Abstract

In the paper a new method is proposed for direct transformation of electronic energy of metastable species in inverse medium into energy of waveguide modes localized in a dielectric waveguide. Different waveguide configuration are examined. Numerical calculations show that transformation efficiency can be as high as 15-20 %, allows to achieve a high level of utilization of solar energy in those spectral regions {~ 1.3 .?m) where light losses are minimal (0.2 dB/km).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1397, 8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (1 February 1991);
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Lev Yu. Mel'nikov, Institute of Semiconductors (Ukraine)
Viatcheslav A. Kochelap, Institute of Semiconductors (Ukraine)
Igor A. Izmailov, Institute of Semiconductors (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1397:
8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers
Concepcion Maroto Domingo; Jose M. Orza, Editor(s)

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