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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 3, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1986
  • pp: 677–682

Wavelength dependence of the absolute Raman gain coefficient for the Q(1) transition in H2

William K. Bischel and Mark J. Dyer  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 677-682 (1986)

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The absolute Raman gain for the Q(1) vibrational Raman transition in H2 at 4155 cm−1 has been measured at pump (Stokes) wavelengths of 532 (683), 477 (594), and 307 (351) nm using a pulsed pump and a cw probe laser, both of which were single frequency. Good agreement is found between the measured and calculated Raman steady-state gain coefficients. Empirical formulas are derived to calculate the Raman gain as a function of wavelength, density, and temperature.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 8, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 1986
Published: May 1, 1986

William K. Bischel and Mark J. Dyer, "Wavelength dependence of the absolute Raman gain coefficient for the Q(1) transition in H2," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 3, 677-682 (1986)

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