TITLE

Evidence for optical bistability in millimeter gas cells

AUTHOR(S)
Harrison, R. G.; Al-Saidi, I. A.; Cummins, E. J. D.; Firth, W. J.
PUB. DATE
March 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/15/1985, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p532
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Optical bistability, limiting, and other pulse shaping effects are observed in compact Fabry–Perot resonators containing SF6. The gas, in cells as short as 1 mm, is excited with smooth 100-ns transversely excited atmospheric CO2 laser pulses. The optical nonlinearity responsible for these effects is well described by a four-state kinetic model with unsaturable excited state absorption.
ACCESSION #
9817242

 

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