6 June 1993 Gas-phase optically pumped infrared lasers
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Proceedings Volume 1871, Intense Laser Beams and Applications; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.145204
Event: OE/LASE'93: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Scienceand Engineering, 1993, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
This experimental research program is designed to assess the possibility of using gas-phase optically pumped lasers (OPL) as efficient, frequency-agile mid-infrared sources. The eventual goal will be to incorporate efficient diode lasers into the pumping step, either by direct frequency stabilized diode pumping or by pumping with diode-pumped solid state lasers. In this paper, we discuss experiments on a optically pumped hydrogen fluoride laser. Rotation- vibration transitions in the (2,0) band around 1.3 micrometers are pumped, and lasing is observed on (2,1) band transitions near 2.7 micrometers .
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Harold C. Miller, Harold C. Miller, Dan T. Radzykewycz, Dan T. Radzykewycz, Gordon D. Hager, Gordon D. Hager, William J. Kessler, William J. Kessler, Steven J. Davis, Steven J. Davis, } "Gas-phase optically pumped infrared lasers", Proc. SPIE 1871, Intense Laser Beams and Applications, (6 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145204; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.145204
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