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Photon statistics of a dye laser

Abate, J. A. and Kimble, H. J. and Mandel, L. (1976) Photon statistics of a dye laser. Physical Review A, 14 (2). pp. 788-786. ISSN 0556-2791. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ABApra76

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Abstract

The fluctuation properties of a cw dye laser, pumped by an argon-ion laser, have been investigated by photon-counting and two-time correlation measurements. The results show significant departures from the usual single-mode laser theory in the region of threshold and below. However, there are indications that the departures may be due to extraneous rather than intrinsic effects, and when these effects are subtracted out, the results are in substantial agreement with the predictions of the usual theory.


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Additional Information:©1976 The American Physical Society Received 8 March 1976 We are indebted to Professor C. R. Willis and Dr. R. B. Schaefer for some critical comments on an earlier version of this paper, relating to the scaling of the parameters in Eq. (20) in order to make the connection with the Scully-Lamb equation (11).
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