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Selected Five Color Operation Of A CO2 Laser
Author(s): N. E. Buholz
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Paper Abstract

A simple CO2 laser can be caused to exhibit a specific sequence of five rotational lines or "colors" with cavity length tuning. The sequence, useful in multicolor interferometric distance measurement, is predicted to appear only near certain discrete laser cavity lengths. Three different length breadboard lasers are described in which a desired sequence is found.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 August 1980
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0228, Active Optical Devices and Applications, (15 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958771
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N. E. Buholz, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0228:
Active Optical Devices and Applications
William J. Cuneo, Editor(s)

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