We demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, a self-starting stimulated-Brillouin-scattering phase-conjugate resonator in a flash-lamp-pumped dye-laser system. The brightness of the laser is increased by a factor of 40 compared with that of an equivalent plane–plane conventional resonator.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 20, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994
P. J. Soan, M. J. Damzen, V. Aboites, and M. H. R. Hutchinson, "Long-pulse self-starting stimulated-Brillouin-scattering resonator," Opt. Lett. 19, 783-785 (1994)