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Stimulated Raman scattering of XeF* and KrF laser radiation in samarium and europium vapors

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Results of optical pumping of samarium and europium vapors by radiation of excimer XeCl*, XeF, and KrF* lasers are presented. Stimulated electronic Raman scattering of the XeF* laser radiation in samarium vapors at wavelengths λC = 589.1 and 608.2 nm was obtained. Stimulated electronic Raman scattering was observed in the infrared spectrum range at wavelengths λC = 2501 and 2414 nm when irradiating europium vapors by the KrF* laser radiation.

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Original Russian Text © V.G. Sokovikov, A.V. Klimkin, 2014, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Sokovikov, V.G., Klimkin, A.V. Stimulated Raman scattering of XeF* and KrF laser radiation in samarium and europium vapors. Atmos Ocean Opt 27, 447–453 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856014050121

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Keywords

  • optical pumping of metal vapors
  • stimulated Raman scattering at electronic transitions
  • radiation frequency transformation