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Production and Kinetic Analysis of Supercooled Plasmas

  • N. G. Basov
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Part of the The Lebedev Physics Institute Series book series (LPIS)

Abstract

Two problems must be solved to create the active medium for a plasma laser: (1) to obtain an intensely recombining plasma (this automatically ensures filling of the upper working level), and (2) to efficiently depopulate the lower working level. Here we shall discuss the questions associated with the first problem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. G. Basov
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  1. 1.P. N. Lebedev Physics InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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