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Hyperfine saturation spectroscopy
Author(s): R. J. Butcher
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Paper Abstract

Using carbon dioxide lasers it is possible routinely to obtain saturation spectra in the 10 micrometers region at linewidths below 20 kHz. A complementary double resonance technique uses a carbon dioxide laser to saturate a vibration-rotation transition while probing the molecule with a radio frequency. These two techniques are combined to obtain data on nuclear hyperfine structures in molecular spectra, which in turn are used to test and extend current theoretical models.

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Date Published: 10 May 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2797, Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena, (10 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239791
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R. J. Butcher, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2797:
Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena
Vladimir V. Shuvalov; Alexei M. Zheltikov, Editor(s)

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