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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 31, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1992
  • pp: 4917–4920

Optimizing polarization from a XeCl laser

J. F. Hahn and F. J. Morgan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 24, pp. 4917-4920 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.004917


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Abstract

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

History
Original Manuscript: September 27, 1991
Published: August 20, 1992

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J. F. Hahn and F. J. Morgan, "Optimizing polarization from a XeCl laser," Appl. Opt. 31, 4917-4920 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-24-4917


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