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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1988
  • pp: 1484–1491

Simultaneous optogalvanic and laser-induced fluorescence investigation in the neon positive column

A. Sasso, M. Ciocca, and E. Arimondo  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 5, Issue 7, pp. 1484-1491 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.5.001484


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Abstract

The optogalvanic effect in the positive column of a neon discharge has been investigated both experimentally and theoretically. A mechanically chopped dye laser was tuned to several lsi−2pj neon transitions (Paschen notation). Optogalvanic spectra and their dependence on the current (1–5 mA) for the 594.5-nm optogalvanic resonance were analyzed. Furthermore, fluorescence and laser-induced fluorescence from the discharge have been examined. A general model based on the steady-state solution of rate equations has been developed in order to interpret the optogalvanic and fluorescence measurements. Good agreement between optogalvanic measurements and theoretical predictions was obtained, but there is a discrepancy between the theoretical prediction and the observed laser-induced fluorescence, which exposes the limitations of the model.

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A. Sasso, M. Ciocca, and E. Arimondo, "Simultaneous optogalvanic and laser-induced fluorescence investigation in the neon positive column," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 1484-1491 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-5-7-1484


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