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Molecular Association Lasers
Author(s): M. L. Bhaumik; E. R. Ault
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Paper Abstract

Molecular association lasers are characterized by laser molecules having a repulsive ground state with stable excited states formed by association of the constituent atoms. These lasers have the potential for high power operation with high efficiency in the visible and shorter wavelength region. The recent achievement of a xenon molecular laser has demonstrated the feasibility of this class of lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0041, Developments in Laser Technology II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953855
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M. L. Bhaumik, Northrop Research and Technology Center (United States)
E. R. Ault, Northrop Research and Technology Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0041:
Developments in Laser Technology II
Ralph F. Wuerker, Editor(s)

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