We propose a new method for obtaining unidirectional operation of a ring laser using the asymmetric properties of an absorbing Fabry–Perot étalon.
© 1987 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 14, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987
D. C. Hutchings, F. A. P. Tooley, and D. A. Russell, "Unidirectional operation of a ring laser using an absorbing Fabry–Perot filter," Opt. Lett. 12, 322-324 (1987)