1 May 1992 Generation and laser diagnostic analysis of bismuth fluoride
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Proceedings Volume 1628, Intense Laser Beams; (1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58979
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Bismuth fluoride, BiF, a possible energy acceptor molecule in a chemically-pumped donor- acceptor electronic transition laser has been produced in a flow tube reactor. A high voltage discharge was used to produce bismuth and fluorine atoms which combined to form ground state BiF(X). Laser induced fluorescence studies confirmed that BiF was formed following the discharge. A vibrational temperature of 581 +/- 35 K was measured.
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Matthew J. Bohn, D. C. Berst, Ernest A. Dorko, "Generation and laser diagnostic analysis of bismuth fluoride", Proc. SPIE 1628, Intense Laser Beams, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58979; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.58979
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Bismuth

Molecules

Laser induced fluorescence

Diagnostics

Molecular lasers

Chemical species

Dye lasers

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