Gain switching in high power lasers Academic Article uri icon


  • We consider situations whereby energy could be stored in a metastable state and then "dumped" by switching on an external field thus enhancing the coupling to a lower state at some later time. The present calculations indicate that this concept merits experimental study. 1981.

published proceedings

  • Optics Communications

author list (cited authors)

  • Drhl, K., Scully, M. O., & Overhauser, A. W.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Drühl, Kai||Scully, MO||Overhauser, AW

publication date

  • September 1981