Injection-seeded, single-frequency, Q-switched erbium:glass laser for remote sensing

Andrew J. McGrath, Jesper Munch, Gerald Smith, Peter Veitch

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Abstract

We have built and characterized an injection-seeded, Q-switched, flash-lamp-pumped, eye-safe Er:glass laser that is suitable for coherent remote sensing. The output of the device is a 400-ns, single-frequency, transform-limited pulse of 1 mJ at 1.552 μm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5706-5709
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Optics
Volume37
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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