Multi-pass dispersion theory of prismatic pulsed dye lasers

F. J. Duarte, J. A. Piper

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The multi-pass dispersion of multiple-prism beam-expanded pulsed dye lasers is calculated. A multi-pass formula for linewidth of pulsed dye-laser oscillators including an arbitrary number of prisms is given. The results are applicable to cavities incorporating gratings in Littrow or non-Littrow configurations. Good agreement is found between measured and calculated laser linewidths.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-335
Number of pages5
JournalOptica Acta
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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