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Transient and synchronization behaviors of a standing-wave TA (Thermoacoustic) laser pair
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Transient and synchronization behaviors of a standing-wave TA (Thermoacoustic) laser pair
Hyun, Jun Ho; Oh, Seung Jin; Shin, Sang Woong; Chen, Kuan; Chun, Wongee;
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The transient and synchronization behaviors of a TA (thermo acoustic) laser pair were investigated experimentally for various crossing angles and different separation distances between the laser openings. Sound waves generated by the lasers were measured and analyzed at or near the focusing point by means of microphones, SPL meters, and a commercial software called Signal-Express. The two TA lasers were acoustically coupled through the air mass between their openings, and the only mode-locking operation that could be achieved was the one that was nearly out of phase. The time to achieve synchronization was found to be dependent upon the initial mistuning of the frequencies and the crossing angle between the laser axes. The synchronization process could also be accelerated by turning on the laser with the lower power input first.
Acoustic wave;Coupled oscillators;Phase difference;Synchronization;Transient behavior;
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