The first observation to the authors’ knowledge of excimer molecules formed by reactive kinetics in a laser-produced plasma is reported. Emission from XeF at 351 nm and a new ionic excimer (XeRb)+ at 165 nm have been observed.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 9, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: November 15, 1988
Published: January 15, 1989
P. Millar, T. Petersen, G. Warwar, P. J. Wisoff, and R. Sauerbrey, "Neutral and ionic excimer molecules produced by reactive kinetics in a laser-produced plasma," Opt. Lett. 14, 171-173 (1989)