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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1990
  • pp: 1749–1751

Efficient optical filter for TEA CO2 laser pumped mid IR molecular lasers

Sisir K. Sarkar, Dhruba J. Biswas, and Akshaya K. Nayak  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 1749-1751 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.001749


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Abstract

Trifluoromethyl iodide, CF3I, has been shown to be an efficient optical filter for TEA CO2 laser pumped several mid IR molecular lasers. Its absorption characteristics and effectiveness of filtering capacity were examined using a pump TEA CO2 laser and a 12.08-μm NH3 laser.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 23, 1989
Published: April 20, 1990

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Sisir K. Sarkar, Dhruba J. Biswas, and Akshaya K. Nayak, "Efficient optical filter for TEA CO2 laser pumped mid IR molecular lasers," Appl. Opt. 29, 1749-1751 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-12-1749


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