Applied Physics B

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 175–176 | Cite as

Tunable electronic Raman laser at 16 μm

  • R. Wyatt
  • N. P. Ernsting
  • W. G. Wrobel
Contributed Papers

Abstract

6s–9s electronic Raman scattering in caesium vapour is used to generate tunable 16μm radiation. Output energies in excess of 8 μJ were obtained, with peak powers in the kilowatt range.

PACS

42.65C 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Wyatt
    • 1
  • N. P. Ernsting
    • 1
  • W. G. Wrobel
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung LaserphysikMax-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische ChemieGöttingenFed. Rep. Germany

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