Abstract

In high-power rare-gas halide lasers the effects of gain-dependent optical dispersion may be sufficiently large to affect output-beam quality. We used a semiclassical approach to study this problem. The results for the case of a XeF laser are presented.

© 1982 Optical Society of America

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