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A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser
Donald Umstadter Publications
  • W.A. Peebles, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Donald P. Umstadter, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • D.L. Brower, University of California, Los Angeles
  • N.C. Luhmann, Jr., University of California, Los Angeles
Date of this Version

Published by American Institute of Physics. Applied Physics Letters 38, 851 (1981). © 1981 American Institute of Physics. Permission to use.

The first study of a pulsed, far-infrared, ring laser is described. Unidirectional, traveling-wave operation is observed, thereby eliminating the spatial hole burning effects present in linear cavities. Single-mode output powers of 100 kW have been obtained.
Citation Information
W.A. Peebles, Donald P. Umstadter, D.L. Brower and N.C. Luhmann. "A unidirectional, pulsed far-infrared ring laser" (1981)
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