We present a novel multi-pass optical cavity with partially-chaotic ray dynamics. For acentimeter-size device, our experimental measurements confirm meter-scale optical path lengths supported by the cavity, suggesting future applications in trace gas detection.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
E. Narimanov, J. Fan, and C. Gmachl, "Compact Quasi-Chaotic Optical Cavity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QWA7.
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