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Modulation of λ = 3.39µ Laser Radiation by Excess Carriers in a Gallium Arsenide Diode

  • Yu. A. Bykovskii
  • I. G. Goncharov
  • V. A. Maslov

Abstract

The λ = 3.39 µ radiation emitted by an He — Ne laser was amplitude modulated by a GaAs diode placed in the resonator of the gas laser. This was done by passing current pulses through the diode in the forward direction. The modulation coefficient was 10%. The possibility of using a shutter for the Q-factor modulation of a CO2 laser (λ =10.6 µ) was examined.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. A. Bykovskii
    • 1
  • I. G. Goncharov
    • 1
  • V. A. Maslov
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow Engineering Physics InstituteRussia

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