Michelson mode selectors and spatial hole burning in single-mode cw dye lasers

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Single-mode selection with Michelson selectors in cw standing-wave dye lasers is analyzed. The application of single and double Michelson mode selectors for compensation of spatial hole burning effects is described in detail. Upper limits for the pumping are considered. It is shown that with spatial hole burning compensation, even the single Michelson selector provides sufficient selectivity for high power single-mode operation in linear cavities.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-140
Number of pages8
JournalAPPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS
Volume26
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1981
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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