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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1984
  • pp: 443–444

Pressure effects on the frequency of continuous-wave optically pumped far-infrared lasers

M. Inguscio and K. M. Evenson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 10, pp. 443-444 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.9.000443


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Abstract

The frequency of the 170.6-μm cw CH3OH optically pumped laser emission has been remeasured at different pressures without observing the pressure shift observed by Lawandy and Koepf [Opt. Lett. 5, 383 (1980)]. The far-infrared frequency was synthesized with two stabilized CO2 lasers. No measurable pressure shift over the operating pressure range of the laser was observed, and the frequency was confirmed to be 1 757 526.3 MHz. However, competing lasing lines were found to produce spurious effects on the frequency. These effects may explain the apparent shifts.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 25, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: July 24, 1984
Published: October 1, 1984

Citation
M. Inguscio and K. M. Evenson, "Pressure effects on the frequency of continuous-wave optically pumped far-infrared lasers," Opt. Lett. 9, 443-444 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-9-10-443


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