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9 June 1992 Bistable optical devices for the isotopic C13O216 laser communication
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This paper reports observations of a Stark tunable bistable optical device (BOD) (Smith et al., 1977) which uses the interaction between the asQ(6,6) transitions in NH3 gas and the R(18) line of a (C-13)(O-16)2 laser. It is shown that optical bistability can be observed using this laser as the nonlinear element. The effect of Doppler broadening on the Stark bistability is shown via numerical calculations. The observed effect is consistent with results of the theoretical analysis.
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Dayong Zhu, Zuowen Wan, Xuecai Yu, and Naiqun Ye "Bistable optical devices for the isotopic C13O216 laser communication", Proc. SPIE 1635, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies IV, (9 June 1992); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59263
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