Some Potential Applications of Free Electron Lasers to Photochemistry

  • K. L. Kompa
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (SLAP, volume 49)


It is very difficult to evaluate and predict applications of free electron lasers in the area of photochemistry, since this concerns the use of a source which does not exist in usable form, plus a research area which is still in its infancy and has not really taken shape either. In this situation different authors may give different judgements and the fairest approach may therefore be to look at this question from as many different directions as possible. This is the intention in the introduction to this paper. After that step, however, we will proceed to describe some specific applications areas.


Free Electron Laser Multiphoton Ionization High Radiation Power Color Center Laser Specific Application Area 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Kompa
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  1. 1.Projektgruppe für LaserforschungMax-Planck-GesellschaftGarchingGermany

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