Two-photon stimulated emission and pulse amplification

Horace P. Yuen*

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Threshold conditions are given for the sustained operation of standing-wave and long-pulse traveling-wave two-photon lasers. Pulse shortening in long-pulse two-photon amplification, a behavior absent in the one-photon case, is also demonstrated analytically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-507
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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