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Title: Semiconductor single crystal external ring resonator cavity laser and gyroscope

A ring laser is described comprising: a semiconductor single crystal external ring resonator cavity having a plurality of reflecting surfaces defined by the planes of the crystal and establishing a closed optical path; and a discrete laser medium disposed in said semiconductor single crystal external ring resonator cavity for generating coherent light in said cavity, wherein said resonator cavity is decoupled from the laser medium.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6128436
Report Number(s):
US 5241555; A
PPN: US 7-782996
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 28 Oct 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; RING LASERS; DESIGN; CAVITY RESONATORS; LASER CAVITIES; MONOCRYSTALS; OPTICAL SYSTEMS; SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS; CRYSTALS; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; LASERS; MATERIALS; RESONATORS 426002* -- Engineering-- Lasers & Masers-- (1990-)