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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1673–1675

Effective suppression of amplified spontaneous emission by stimulated Brillouin scattering phase conjugation

C. K. Ni and A. H. Kung  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 1673-1675 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001673


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Abstract

Backward stimulated Brillouin scattering was used to control the growth of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE), reducing the unwanted emission in a pulse-amplified cw Ti:sapphire laser system from 22% to less than 1 × 10−4 in the final output. Suppression of ASE substantially improved the spectral quality of the laser and broadened the range over which the laser is useful. The output duration was compressed, but the pulse remained nearly transform limited.

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Original Manuscript: May 28, 1996
Published: October 15, 1996

Citation
C. K. Ni and A. H. Kung, "Effective suppression of amplified spontaneous emission by stimulated Brillouin scattering phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 21, 1673-1675 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-20-1673


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