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Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 231–235 | Cite as

Subnanosecond high-pressure iodine photodissociation laser oscillator

  • E. D. Jones
  • M. A. Palmer
  • F. R. Franklin
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Abstract

A simultaneously Q-switched and acousto-optic mode-locked high-pressure iodine photodissociation (λ=1.315μm) oscillator system, capable of generating pulse-widths as short as 160 ps is described. Good agreement is found between theory and experiment for the pressure-dependence of the modelocked pulse-width. The results indicate that pulse-widths approaching 100ps should be obtainable with this type of system.

Keywords

Iodine Communication Network Photodissociation Oscillator System Laser Oscillator 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. D. Jones
    • 1
  • M. A. Palmer
    • 1
  • F. R. Franklin
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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