Submillimeter Laser Lines in 1, 1 Difluorethylene, CF2CH2

  • G. Duxbury


1, 1 difluorethylene, (1, 1 difluoroethene), CF2CH2, was one of the first molecules to be used in optically pumped submillimetre lasers. Laser action was first observed by Dyubko et al. in 1972 [1], subsequently Hodges et al. [2] and Radford [3] discovered several new lines. Since many of the emission lines are strong, their frequencies have been measured by heterodyne methods by Radford et al. [4] and by Dyubko and Fesenko [5]. More recent experiments have extended the list of lines by the use of CO2 laser hot bands [6], by the use of high pressure waveguide lasers [7], and by the use of isotopically labelled CO2 in the pump laser [8].


Pump Laser Optically Pump Waveguide Laser Waveguide Resonator Centrifugal Distortion Constant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Duxbury
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Natural PhilosophyUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgow G4 ONGScotland

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