By Topic

F2 pumped NO: laser oscillation at 218 nm and prospects for new laser transitions in the 160-250 nm region

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Hooker, S.M. ; Clarendon Lab., Oxford Univ., UK ; Webb, C.

The authors recently proposed a scheme (Tech. Dig. Conf. Quantum Electron Laser Sci., April, 1989) to produce powerful coherent radiation at several wavelengths between 160 and 250 nm by optically pumping a high-lying electronic level of nitric oxide with radiation from a molecular fluorine laser. Details of this scheme and the results of a kinetic model which describes the observed absorption of F2 laser radiation by NO are presented. The successful operation of the scheme to produce laser oscillation at 218 nm is described. The possibility of using this scheme to produce laser oscillation at other wavelengths is discussed, and further extensions to produce coherent radiation at wavelengths shorter than 158 nm are proposed

Published in:

Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 9 )