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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 6, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1967
  • pp: 1957–1959

Time-Resolved Beam Structure of an Active Q-Switched Ruby Laser

W. E. K. Gibbs and R. E. Whitcher  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 6, Issue 11, pp. 1957-1959 (1967)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.6.001957


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Abstract

Time-resolved observations show that the near field and far field patterns of an active Q-switched ruby laser remain almost constant for the duration of the output pulse. This is in marked contrast to the reported behavior of a passive Q-switched laser.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 1, 1967
Published: November 1, 1967

Citation
W. E. K. Gibbs and R. E. Whitcher, "Time-Resolved Beam Structure of an Active Q-Switched Ruby Laser," Appl. Opt. 6, 1957-1959 (1967)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-6-11-1957


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