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Unidirectional Doppler-free gain and generation in optically pumped lasers


The feasibility of obtaining anisotropic Doppler-free gain and unidirectional generation in optically pumped lasers is studied. The Doppler broadening is compensated due to a pump-induced velocity-dependent light shift of an atomic transition. The gain and spectral characteristics are investigated.

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Popov, A.K., Shalaev, V.M. Unidirectional Doppler-free gain and generation in optically pumped lasers. Appl. Phys. B 27, 63–67 (1982).

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