7 November 1983 A Novel 15.9-Micron Source
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Proceedings Volume 0380, Los Alamos Conf on Optics '83; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934760
Event: Los Alamos Conference on Optics, 1983, New Mexico, United States
Abstract
Laser emission has been generated in 15ND3 by pumping at 860.4 cm-1. Strong laser action has been observed at 123 cm-1, 109 cm-1 and, with up to 10 millijoules extracted, at 628.1 cm -1. Spectroscopic analysis indicates that the pumping arises from, and the 628.1-cm-1 emission terminates on, the same rotational state. Analysis of the time histories of the three laser emissions as well as studies of laser output energies indicates that 15.9-micron output arises from a 4-wave type process. This system, in addition, clarifies the interpretation of earlier studies of CO2-laser-pumped ammonia lasers.
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M. I. Buchwald, M. I. Buchwald, C. R. Jones, C. R. Jones, L. Y. Nelson, L. Y. Nelson, } "A Novel 15.9-Micron Source", Proc. SPIE 0380, Los Alamos Conf on Optics '83, (7 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934760; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934760
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