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Optical pumping of a solid state laser with a high-frequency train of pumping pulsed
Author(s): Roman Czechowicz; Krzysztof Kopczynski
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Paper Abstract

The results of analysis of optical pumping of a solid state laser with a high frequency train of pumping pulses are presented. In order to determine the effect of the various parameters of the pump on pumping effectiveness the population dynamics of the upper laser level were considered through application of a four level model of the active medium. Simple formulae have been derived for the maximum value of the initial gain coefficient attainable upon the nth pumping pulse. A comparison of the efficiency of pulsed pumping with that of continuous pumping is presented. Finally the results of measurements of pulsed laser diode arrays are reported.

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Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1391, Laser Technology III, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57177
Show Author Affiliations
Roman Czechowicz, Military Academy of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof Kopczynski, Military Academy of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1391:
Laser Technology III
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Bohdan K. Wolczak; Jerzy K. Gajda; Danuta Gajda; Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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