Kinetics of Stimulated Emission in Neutron-Pumped Nuclear Laser Systems

  • G. C. Baldwint


Plane wave solution of kinetic equations for a Mössbauer transition graser, pumped by an instantaneous neutron burst, shows low group velocity and reduced nonexponential amplification prolonged by superradiance when account is taken of time-dependence (“inertia”) in the resonance cross section and of finite neutron moderation time and indicates that directly pumped grasers, assuming that radiation damage and isomer ratios do not preclude their functioning, should employ resonance capture and recoilless transitions between excited states.


Isomer Ratio Plane Wave Solution Resonance Cross Section Neutron Burst Borrmann Effect 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. C. Baldwint
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos Scientific LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaLos AlamosUSA

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