Laser Spectroscopy

  • Richard G. Brewer
  • Aram Mooradian

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Chairman’s Opening Remarks

    1. B. P. Stoicheff
      Pages 1-3
  3. Spectroscopy I

  4. Tunable Lasers I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. S. E. Harris, J. F. Young, A. H. Kung, D. M. Bloom, G. C. Bjorklund
      Pages 59-75
    3. Robert L. Byer
      Pages 77-101
    4. James J. Wynne, Peter P. Sorokin, J. R. Lankard
      Pages 103-111
  5. Spectroscopy II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Ch. Borde, J. L. Hall
      Pages 125-142
    3. C. Freed, D. L. Spears, R. G. O’Donnell, A. H. M. Ross
      Pages 171-191
    4. D. J. Bradley, P. Ewart, J. V. Nicholas, J. R. D. Shaw
      Pages 193-204
  6. Tunable Lasers II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. A. Mooradian
      Pages 223-236
    3. P. W. Smith
      Pages 247-262
    4. Richard L. Abrams
      Pages 263-272
    5. R. L. Barger
      Pages 273-279
  7. Coherent Transient Effects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. J. Schmidt, Paul R. Berman, Richard G. Brewer
      Pages 283-291
    3. M. O. Scully, R. F. Shea
      Pages 293-311
    4. Herbert M. Pickett
      Pages 313-321
  8. Spectroscopy III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 351-351
    2. T. W. Hänsch
      Pages 353-360
    3. I. P. Herman, J. C. MacGillivray, N. Skribanowitz, M. S. Feld
      Pages 379-412
    4. Serge Haroche, Jeffrey A. Paisner
      Pages 445-455
  9. Tunable Lasers III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 469-469
    2. C. K. N. Patel
      Pages 471-491
    3. Benjamin Lax, R. L. Aggarwal
      Pages 503-511
    4. S. D. Smith, C. R. Pidgeon, R. A. Wood, A. McNeish, N. Brignall
      Pages 523-532
  10. Spectroscopy IV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 533-533
    2. K. M. Evenson, Carleton J. Howard
      Pages 535-540
    3. J. C. McGurk, C. L. Norris, T. G. Schmalz, E. F. Pearson, W. H. Flygare
      Pages 541-554
    4. F. R. Petersen, D. G. McDonald, J. D. Cupp, B. L. Danielson
      Pages 555-569
    5. T. J. Chuang, K. B. Eisenthal
      Pages 571-579

About this book


The Laser Spectroscopy Conference held at Vail, Colorado, June 25-29, 1973 was in certain ways the first meeting of its kind. Var­ ious quantum electronics conferences in the past have covered non­ linear optics, coherence theory, lasers and masers, breakdown, light scattering and so on. However, at Vail only two major themes were developed - tunable laser sources and the use of lasers in spectro­ scopic measurements, especially those involving high precision. Even so, Laser Spectroscopy covers a broad range of topics, making possible entirely new investigations and in older ones orders of magnitude improvement in resolution. The conference was interdisciplinary and international in char­ acter with scientists representing Japan, Italy, West Germany, Canada, Israel, France, England, and the United States. Of the 150 participants, the majority were physicists and electrical engineers in quantum electronics and the remainder, physical chemists and astrophysicists. We regret, because of space limitations, about 100 requests to attend had to be refused.


coherence electronics experiment hyperfine infrared spectroscopy laser liquid optics scattering spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard G. Brewer
    • 1
  • Aram Mooradian
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM Research LaboratorySan JoseUSA
  2. 2.Lincoln LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyLexingtonUSA

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