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Observation of collisional excitation energy transfer in a transverse-discharge copper vapor laser
Author(s): Jin J. Kim
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Paper Abstract

We report the observation of collisional excitation energy transfer between the two upper levels of the copper vapor laser pumped by transverse discharge. When one of the two lasers (510.6 and 587.2 nm) is fed back into the laser cavity, the other laser is significantly enhanced. This opens up the new possibility of efficiently extracting the laser energy at one wavelength. This paper reports the preliminary results of the experiment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1225, High-Power Gas Lasers, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18491
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Jin J. Kim, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1225:
High-Power Gas Lasers
Petras V. Avizonis; Charles Freed; Jin J. Kim; Frank K. Tittel, Editor(s)

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