Abstract

Time-resolved observations show that the near field and far field patterns of an active Q-switched ruby laser remain almost constant for the duration of the output pulse. This is in marked contrast to the reported behavior of a passive Q-switched laser.

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1966 (1)

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

1965 (4)

1964 (1)

1963 (1)

W. R. Sooy, M. L. Stitch, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 1719 (1963).
[CrossRef]

Adamson, M. C.

M. C. Adamson, T. P. Hughes, K. M. Young, in Quantum Electronics III, P. Grivet, N. Bloembergen, Eds. (Columbia University Press, New York, 1964), p. 1459.

Baldwin, G. D.

Basil, I. T.

Cullom, J. H.

Dheer, M. K.

Hughes, T. P.

M. C. Adamson, T. P. Hughes, K. M. Young, in Quantum Electronics III, P. Grivet, N. Bloembergen, Eds. (Columbia University Press, New York, 1964), p. 1459.

Jeseja, T. S.

Korobkin, V. V.

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

Leontovich, A. M.

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

Madhaven, D.

Maio, A. D.

R. L. Townsend, C. M. Stickley, A. D. Maio, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 94 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Popova, M. N.

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

Shchelev, M. Ya.

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

Sooy, W. R.

W. R. Sooy, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 36 (1965).
[CrossRef]

W. R. Sooy, M. L. Stitch, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 1719 (1963).
[CrossRef]

Stickley, C. M.

R. L. Townsend, C. M. Stickley, A. D. Maio, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 94 (1965).
[CrossRef]

C. M. Stickley, Appl. Opt. 3, 967 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Stitch, M. L.

W. R. Sooy, M. L. Stitch, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 1719 (1963).
[CrossRef]

Townsend, R. L.

R. L. Townsend, C. M. Stickley, A. D. Maio, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 94 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Waynant, R. W.

Young, K. M.

M. C. Adamson, T. P. Hughes, K. M. Young, in Quantum Electronics III, P. Grivet, N. Bloembergen, Eds. (Columbia University Press, New York, 1964), p. 1459.

Appl. Opt. (3)

Appl. Phys. Letters (2)

W. R. Sooy, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 36 (1965).
[CrossRef]

R. L. Townsend, C. M. Stickley, A. D. Maio, Appl. Phys. Letters 7, 94 (1965).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

W. R. Sooy, M. L. Stitch, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 1719 (1963).
[CrossRef]

Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters (1)

V. V. Korobkin, A. M. Leontovich, M. N. Popova, M. Ya. Shchelev, Soviet Phys.–JETP Letters 3, 194 (1966).

Other (1)

M. C. Adamson, T. P. Hughes, K. M. Young, in Quantum Electronics III, P. Grivet, N. Bloembergen, Eds. (Columbia University Press, New York, 1964), p. 1459.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

5-nsec near field photographs (a) near start of pulse, (b) approximately 10 nsec later.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Near field streak record.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Far field streak record.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Near field intensity pattern.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Far field intensity pattern.

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