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Dye laser pulse shortening and stabilization by Q-switching

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Abstract

The properties of passive Q-switched short-cavity dye lasers (SCDL) and passive Q-switched distributed-feedback dye lasers (DFDL) are investigated theoretically by using rate-equation models. The calculations, in agreement with experimental results, predict a significant decrease of the pulse energy fluctuation and the pulse duration of both the SCDL and DFDL, when passive Q-switching is used.

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Hebling, J., Seres, J., Bor, Z. et al. Dye laser pulse shortening and stabilization by Q-switching. Opt Quant Electron 22, 375–384 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02189220

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Keywords

  • Laser Pulse
  • Communication Network
  • Pulse Duration
  • Pulse Energy
  • Energy Fluctuation