Conditions in which modest intracavity anisotropic losses generate highly polarized pulsed XeCl laser output are clarified. These conditions are generally applicable to other pulsed lasers.
© 1992 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 27, 1991
Published: August 20, 1992
J. F. Hahn and F. J. Morgan, "Optimizing polarization from a XeCl laser," Appl. Opt. 31, 4917-4920 (1992)