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Excitation of vacuum ultraviolet spectra of krypton in a cooled gas discharge
Author(s): Gennadii N. Gerasimov; Boris E. Krylov; Reinhold Hallin
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Paper Abstract

Results are presented on the experimental study of VUV spectra of krypton excited by a dc discharge in a capillary tube with the wall cooled to the temperature of liquid nitrogen. We studied the 120-200 nm spectral region corresponding to the transitions between the dimer lowest excited states and the weakly bound ground state, 1u, 0u+ yields 0g+. Electron impact, transferring dimers from the ground state into the excited state, is shown to be an efficient excitation mechanism in the 50-650 Torr and the 10-50 mA pressure and current ranges. The spectra obtained and the calculations made corroborate the high rate of this process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2619, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Laser, (23 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216922
Show Author Affiliations
Gennadii N. Gerasimov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Boris E. Krylov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Reinhold Hallin, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2619:
International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Laser
Victor F. Tarasenko; Georgy V. Mayer; Gueorgii G. Petrash, Editor(s)

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