Excess Quantum Noise Fluctuations in Unstable-resonator Lasers

Yuh-Jen Cheng, Paul Mussche, Geoff Fanning, and A. E. Siegman, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

Experiments completed during the past year confirm the existence of a sizable excess quantum noise factor in lasers using unstable optical resonators or, more generally, resonators with nonorthogonal oscillation modes.

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