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Applied Physics B

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 211–216 | Cite as

Efficiently generated rotational and vibrational stimulated raman emission by means of a two-color laser beam

  • S. Kawasaki
  • T. Imasaka
  • N. Ishibashi
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Abstract

When a two-color laser beam is introduced into pressurized hydrogen, about 40 laser emission lines are generated from the ultraviolet to the visible regions. This phenomenon is ascribed to the stimulated Raman effect due to a combination ofJ=1 →J=3 rotational andv=0 →v=1 vibrational transitions. By introducing the two-color laser beam, the threshold for generation of the rotational line is substantially reduced. The present phenomenon is attributed to four-wave mixing, which allows efficient generation of higher-order rotational and vibrational Raman lines.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kawasaki
    • 1
  • T. Imasaka
    • 1
  • N. Ishibashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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