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Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics

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Ultrashort laser pulses, Lasers -- Frequency characteristics


The output signal from a spontaneously pulsing laser must, by definition, consist of more than one frequency component. The experimental and theoretical study of the frequency components'associated with such a laser can provide valuable insights into the pulsation processes. The results of an investigation into the frequency characteristics of a spontaneously pulsing standing-wave laser are reported.


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