# Novel mode-locked carbon monoxide laser system achieves high accuracy

@article{Ionin2012NovelMC,
title={Novel mode-locked carbon monoxide laser system achieves high accuracy},
author={Andrei A. Ionin and Igor Kinyaevskiy and Yu. M. Klimachev and Andrey A. Kotkov and Andrey Nikolaevich Kozlov},
journal={Spie Newsroom},
year={2012}
}
• Published 6 January 2012
• Physics
• Spie Newsroom
Extending the emission range of gas lasers is an attractive proposition, for example, in laser spectroscopy, atmosphere sensing, laser media diagnostics, initiating chemical reactions, and separating elemental isotopes. In this context, carbon monoxide (CO) lasers offer several advantages over other sources of IR radiation, including control of output energy and pulse duration over a wide dynamic range. Moreover, they ensure high average power in repetitively pulsed modes. An electric discharge…
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