A tunable multimode unidirectional traveling-wave Ti:sapphire laser was developed to measure in situ the atmospheric absorption spectra using intracavity absorption spectroscopy. The effective absorption path length was 2100 km.
© 2012 Optical Society of America
Lasers and Laser Optics
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2012
Published: July 3, 2012
Tomoyuki Ueda, Naoya Kato, Akira Takemura, Hiroyuki Koishi, and Atsuo Morinaga, "Intracavity absorption spectroscopy with a tunable multimode traveling-wave ring Ti:sapphire laser," Appl. Opt. 51, 4660-4666 (2012)