Q-switched Co[sub2] laser with pulsed longitudinal discharge for nonlinear optical applications

Geist, F.; Guyenot, M.; Herbst, W.; Pascher, H.; Verkerk, R.; Prettl, W.
September 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep97, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p3599
Academic Journal
Presents easy to realize recipes to modify a conventional low pressure longitudinally excited Q-switched carbon dioxide laser by pulsing the electrical discharge. Increase of the peak power of strong laser lines; Laser emission on a considerably larger number of vib-rot transitions.


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