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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1988
  • pp: 568–570

Narrow-linewidth unstable resonator

D. Cooper, L. L. Tankersley, and J. Reintjes  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 568-570 (1988)

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We describe the use of an asymmetric feedback ring in an unstable resonator to obtain arbitrarily narrow-linewidth radiation across the full available aperture. We demonstrate its use with an electric-discharge XeCl laser to produce single-line radiation with a linewidth of 0.15 cm−1.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 11, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 1988
Published: July 1, 1988

D. Cooper, L. L. Tankersley, and J. Reintjes, "Narrow-linewidth unstable resonator," Opt. Lett. 13, 568-570 (1988)

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