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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1992
  • pp: 374–379

Coaxial flash-lamp-pumped dye laser with a stimulated Brillouin scattering reflector

A. D. Case, P. J. Soan, M. J. Damzen, and M. H. R. Hutchinson  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 374-379 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.9.000374


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Abstract

The performance of a phase-conjugate cavity using a stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) reflector to control the spatial and spectral output of a coaxial flash-lamp-pumped dye laser is reported. The divergence of the output from the phase-conjugate laser cavity was measured and shown to be a significant improvement over that of the conventional resonator. Both gaseous and liquid nonlinear materials were used as the SBS media. With the gaseous medium periods of oscillation exceeding 1 μs were observed, which is longer than the FWHM duration of the output from the comparable conventional resonator.

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A. D. Case, P. J. Soan, M. J. Damzen, and M. H. R. Hutchinson, "Coaxial flash-lamp-pumped dye laser with a stimulated Brillouin scattering reflector," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 374-379 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-9-3-374


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