Applied Physics B

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 31–36

CVL-pumped dye laser for spectroscopic application

Authors

  • M. Broyer
    • Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Ionique et Moléculaire, (Associé au CNRS)Université Lyon I
  • J. Chevaleyre
    • Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Ionique et Moléculaire, (Associé au CNRS)Université Lyon I
  • G. Delacrétaz
    • Institut de Physique ExpérimentaleEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • L. Wöste
    • Institut de Physique ExpérimentaleEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Contributed Papers

DOI: 10.1007/BF00697518

Cite this article as:
Broyer, M., Chevaleyre, J., Delacrétaz, G. et al. Appl. Phys. B (1984) 35: 31. doi:10.1007/BF00697518

Abstract

A spectroscopic dye laser system-pumped by a Copper Vapor Laser (CVL)-has been built and optimized for different dye solutions operating in the spectral range from 530 to 890 nm. Conversion efficiencies up to 40% were reached in broad band operation, 24% with a prism expander grating cavity, and 20% in grazing incidence configuration, which operated at typical band widths of 3 GHz. Second harmonic generation (SHG) of the dye laser output produced tunable uv-radiation between 260 and 408 nm at conversion efficiencies ≦5%. Fundamental and SHG output were used for resonant ionization experiments in molecular beams.

PACS

42.603336

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