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Tunable Coherent VUV Radiation Generated by Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion in Gases
Author(s): R. Hilbig; G. Hilber; A. Lago; B. Wolff; R. Wallenstein
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Paper Abstract

Third- and fifth-order sum- and difference frequency conversion of pulsed dye laser radiation generates coherent tunable radiation in the vacuum ultraviolet at wavelengths X = 60 - 200 nm. The generated VUV light is of narrow spectral width (dE = 0.01 - 1 cm-1) and high intensity (0.8 - 104 W; 2.109 - 3.1013 pho-tons/pulse). Because of the high spectral brightness these VUV light sources are a useful tool for VUV spec-troscopy of atoms and molecules.

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Date Published: 16 June 1986
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0613, Nonlinear Optics and Applications, (16 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.960383
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R. Hilbig, Universitat Bielefeld (FRG)
G. Hilber, Universitat Bielefeld (FRG)
A. Lago, Universitat Bielefeld (FRG)
B. Wolff, Universitat Bielefeld (FRG)
R. Wallenstein, Universitat Bielefeld (FRG)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0613:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications
Pochi Yeh, Editor(s)

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