Stimulated VUV Radiation from HD Excited by a Picosecond ArF* Laser

  • T. S. Luk
  • H. Egger
  • W. Müller
  • H. Pummer
  • C. K. Rhodes
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 38)


Stimulated emission on E,F → B, B → X, and C → X transitions of HD is observed following two-photon excitation in the E,F state with a picosecond ArF* laser. The efficiency of the strongest B → X line is u ~ 1%. Electron collisions are found to play an important role for C → X emissions.


Wavelength Conversion Electron Collision Vacuum Ultraviolet Defense Advance Research Project Agency Stimulate Emission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. S. Luk
    • 1
  • H. Egger
    • 1
  • W. Müller
    • 1
  • H. Pummer
    • 1
  • C. K. Rhodes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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