In my math class we were given an assignment to model lasers, we have been given equations, and terms have been somewhat defined, but I do not know what the following terms are when relating to a laser. Any help in defining them would be awesome!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What is:

Mirror Transmission,

Pump Strength?

Thanks for your time and any help you can provide!

PS:

For those interested the equations given were:

dn/dt = GnN - kn

dN/dt = -fN - GnN + P

Where n is the number of photons, N is the number of excited atoms, G > 0 is the

gain coefficient for stimulated emission, k > 0 is the decay rate due to loss of photons by mirror transmission, scattering, etc., f > 0 is the decay rate for spontaneous emission, and P is the pump strength.

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# Homework Help: Two Quick Questions Regarding Lasers - I hope this is the right place to ask

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