Role of population noise on the transient statistics of a co2-laser near threshold
Authors: Ciofini M., Meucci R., Wang PY., Arecchi F.T.
Autors Affiliation: Institute of Physics, Academica Sinica, Beijing, China;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Department of Physics, University of Firenze, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: We present experimental evidence of a two-peaked passage time distribution in a Q-switched single-mode CO2 laser. This novel feature occurs when the initial setting of the net laser gain is close to the threshold value. Population fluctuations with a decay time longer than the transient duration explain this phenomenon.
Volume: 21 (7) Pages from: 735 to: 740
KeyWords: Fluctuation phenomena; Random processes; Brownian motion; CO2 Lasers; Quantum opticsDOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/21/7/004Citations: 6data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-08-01References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here