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Tunable Lasers For Isotope Separation
Author(s): Benjamin Lax
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Paper Abstract

Isotope separation has been achieved by tunable lasers involving both electronic transitions in atoms and vibrational transitions in molecules. A variety of lasers have been used for spectroscopic studies to identify the isotopic shifts and others for either selective excitation of transitions or for selective photodissociation of molecules. The classes of tunable lasers that are reviewed include dye lasers, semiconductor lasers, tunable gas lasers, spin-flip Raman lasers, parametric oscillators and frequency mixing in nonlinear crystals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 1976
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0061, Optical Methods in Energy Conversion, (10 February 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954416
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Benjamin Lax, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0061:
Optical Methods in Energy Conversion
M. J. Lubin, Editor(s)

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