Nonresonant third harmonic generation with tuning range between 157.0–158.8 nm and 210.4–214.0 nm in zinc vapor is reported. Using two-photon excitation of Zn 4s4d1D2, 4s6s1S0, and 4s6d1D2 states, parametric processes with signal waves 213.8 nm, 159.0 nm, and 145.8 nm are also investigated.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 25, 1988
Published: November 1, 1989
Shuo-Yan Zhao, Pei-Lin Zhang, Guang-Zhi Zhang, and Wen-Zheng Zhao, "Nonresonant third harmonic generation and the parametric process in Zn vapor," Appl. Opt. 28, 4521-4524 (1989)