Degenerate quantum-beat laser: Lasing without inversion and inversion without lasing. Academic Article uri icon


  • A single lasing mode driven by a three-level eequantum-beatee atomic configuration can show gain without population inversion or optical absorption into an excited state without spontaneous or stimulated emission. 1989 The American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • Phys Rev Lett

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O., Zhu, S. Y., & Gavrielides, A.

citation count

  • 856

complete list of authors

  • Scully, MO||Zhu, SY||Gavrielides, A

publication date

  • June 1989