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Doppler-Cancelled, Two-Photon Resonant Ionization Spectroscopy
Author(s): Tom J. Whitaker; Bruce A. Bushaw
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Paper Abstract

A pulse amplified cw dye laser has been developed which produces a peak power of 50 to 100 kilowatts with a bandwidth of about 80 MHz. Frequency doubling this output produces power levels of up to 1 kilowatt, sufficient for observing two-photon processes in noble gases. Doppler-cancelled two-photon resonant, three-photon ionization spectra of several states of xenon and one state of krypton have been recorded which clearly show hyperfine splittings in odd isotopes. State assignments and fitted hyperfine constants have been determined where appropriate.

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Date Published: 8 September 1981
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0286, Laser Spectroscopy for Sensitive Detection, (8 September 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.965813
Show Author Affiliations
Tom J. Whitaker, Pacific Northwest Laboratory (United States)
Bruce A. Bushaw, Pacific Northwest Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0286:
Laser Spectroscopy for Sensitive Detection
Jerry A. Gelbwachs, Editor(s)

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