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Cyclooctatetraene As A Triplet Quencher In Dye Lasers
Author(s): Bernard Zietek; Piotr Targowski; Andrzej Baczynski; Janusz Bissinger
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Paper Abstract

The influence of cyclooctatetraene on the dye laser output energy was examined, It was shown that COT acts not only as a first triplet quencher but also effectively stimulates depopulation of higher triplet states. The importance of such a behaviour of COT in laser generation of a mixture of rhodamine - COT in ethanol is confirmed experimentally and theoretically, basing on the solution of a system of rate equations of a six level model of a dye laser.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0859, Laser Technology II, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.943335
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Bernard Zietek, Institute of Physics N. Copernicus University (Poland)
Piotr Targowski, Institute of Physics N. Copernicus University (Poland)
Andrzej Baczynski, Institute of Physics N. Copernicus University (Poland)
Janusz Bissinger, Institute of Physics N. Copernicus University (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0859:
Laser Technology II

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