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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1987
  • pp: 242–244

Low instability threshold in a laser operating in both states of polarization

G. P. Puccioni, M. V. Tratnik, J. E. Sipe, and G. L. Oppo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 242-244 (1987)

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We show that the instability threshold for a laser in which both polarizations are active can be much lower than the Haken second threshold and does not require the bad-cavity limit.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 21, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: January 6, 1987
Published: April 1, 1987

G. P. Puccioni, G. L. Oppo, M. V. Tratnik, and J. E. Sipe, "Low instability threshold in a laser operating in both states of polarization," Opt. Lett. 12, 242-244 (1987)

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