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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1992
  • pp: 1210–1212

Direct generation of circularly polarized pulse from a transversely excited atmospheric CO2 laser by injection locking

Mitsutoshi Suzuki, Katsumi Midorikawa, and Hideo Tashiro  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1210-1212 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.001210


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Abstract

The injection technique was applied to the generation of a circularly polarized pulse, with an energy of more than 5J, directly from a transversely excited atmospheric CO2 laser oscillator.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: February 25, 1991
Published: March 20, 1992

Citation
Mitsutoshi Suzuki, Katsumi Midorikawa, and Hideo Tashiro, "Direct generation of circularly polarized pulse from a transversely excited atmospheric CO2 laser by injection locking," Appl. Opt. 31, 1210-1212 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-9-1210


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