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Generation of ultraviolet and visible coherent radiation by a four-wave parametric oscillation in barium vapor
Author(s): Vladimir M. Klimkin; Vladimir G. Sokovikov
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Paper Abstract

Barium vapor emission in the vicinity of the (5d6p1P1COP-6s1S0) and (6p1P1COP-6s1S0) resonance transitions excited by a XeCl* laser has been studied experimentaly. IR radiation ((lambda) equals 2315.8 nm) assigned to the Ba (7p1P1COP-7s1S0) transition has been detected. Four-wave parametric oscillation is assumed to be responsible for the Ba emission. Observations of the interaction range between UV pump radiation and Ba vapor have shown the green emission to be produced from a great number of narrow regions. This effect is attributable either to self- focusing or inversion threads.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2619, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Laser, (23 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216925
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Vladimir M. Klimkin, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Vladimir G. Sokovikov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2619:
International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Laser

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