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Tunable electronic Raman laser at 16 μm

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6s–9s electronic Raman scattering in caesium vapour is used to generate tunable 16μm radiation. Output energies in excess of 8 μJ were obtained, with peak powers in the kilowatt range.

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Wyatt, R., Ernsting, N.P. & Wrobel, W.G. Tunable electronic Raman laser at 16 μm. Appl. Phys. B 27, 175–176 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00697436

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