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Recent Advances In Lead Salt Laser Technology And The Implications For Gas Analysis
Author(s): G T. Forrest; D. Wall; J O'Connell
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in lead salt laser design have resulted in significant increases in both continuous and discontinuous tuning ranges. The former improvement results from a reduction in lateral and circulating modes. The latter increase in total tuning range is a consequence of increased maximum operating temperatures. The importance of such improvements will be illustrated with analyses of stable and transient gas species as well as deuterated species of water.

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Date Published: 23 May 1984
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0461, New Lasers for Analytical & Industrial Chemistry, (23 May 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.941064
Show Author Affiliations
G T. Forrest, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)
D. Wall, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)
J O'Connell, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0461:
New Lasers for Analytical & Industrial Chemistry
Anthony F. Bernhardt, Editor(s)

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