Foundations of Physics

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 611–619 | Cite as

A Scheme for Noninversion Lasing for Short-Wavelength Lasers in Heliumlike Ions

  • Shi-Yao Zhu
  • Dmitri E. Nikonov
  • Marlan O. Scully


A Λ-type inversionless laser scheme is analyzed in which lasing is achieved under conditions when a conventional or a Raman laser would fail to operate. The dependence of gain on the parameters of the system is studied numerically. A realization in heliumlike ions is proposed which permits laser action at a wavelength of around 6 nm.


Laser Action Raman Laser Laser Scheme Inversionless Laser 
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  • Shi-Yao Zhu
  • Dmitri E. Nikonov
  • Marlan O. Scully

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