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Prospects For Visible Chemical Lasers
Author(s): S. J. Davis
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Paper Abstract

The search for a short wavelength chemical laser (λ < 1.3 μ) has been, so far, unsuccessful but far from fruitless. The kinetic and spectroscopic data collected in studies concerned with laser development are truly impressive. Numerous chemiluminescent reactions have been reported, and many radiative lifetimes and quenching rates for excited molecular states have been measured. In addition, energy transfer among excited vibrational and rotational levels has been an active area of research.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85, (20 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.976112
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S. J. Davis, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0540:
Southwest Conf on Optics '85
Susanne C. Stotlar, Editor(s)

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