Theory of population inversion, light gain and laser action is presented for the case of combustion of finely dispersed metal particles sprayed in the gaseous oxidiser. A variety of pairs metal-oxidizer is shown to be applicable as active media for IR and visible lasers.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering|
|State||Published - 20 Jun 1989|