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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2003
  • pp: 1013–1018

Pressure Dependence of the Small-Signal Gain and Saturation Intensity of a Copper Vapor Laser

Saeid Behrouzinia, Rasool Sadighi, and Parviz Parvin  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 6, pp. 1013-1018 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.001013


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Abstract

The small-signal gain coefficient and the saturation intensity of a copper vapor laser have been measured for both 510.6- and 578.2-nm transitions through the implementation of a discharge driven oscillator-amplifier configuration. Pressure dependence of the gain and saturation property of the laser has been investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(020.2070) Atomic and molecular physics : Effects of collisions
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators

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Saeid Behrouzinia, Rasool Sadighi, and Parviz Parvin, "Pressure Dependence of the Small-Signal Gain and Saturation Intensity of a Copper Vapor Laser," Appl. Opt. 42, 1013-1018 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-6-1013


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