This work was partially supported by USERDA, Contract E(04-3)-34, P.A. 136
Journal of Applied Physics
Lasers, Carbon dioxide lasers, Ultrashort laser pulses, Laser amplifiers
Explicit formulas are examined for the development of optical pulses in gain‐switched or Q‐switched laser oscillators and for the distortion of such pulses in succeeding stages of laser amplification. The results are compared to data obtained with a TEA CO₂ oscillator‐amplifier system.
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