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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1978
  • pp: 64–66

Mercuric bromide dissociation laser in an electric discharge

E. J. Schimitschek and J. E. Celto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 64-66 (1978)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.2.000064


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Abstract

Lasing action was achieved on the B2Σ+X2Σ+ transition of HgBr by dissociating HgBr2 vapor by electron collision in a transverse electric discharge. The lasing wavelengths, consisting of six lines between 502 and 505 nm, are identical with the ones previously measured by excitation through photodissociation.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 1977
Published: March 1, 1978

Citation
E. J. Schimitschek and J. E. Celto, "Mercuric bromide dissociation laser in an electric discharge," Opt. Lett. 2, 64-66 (1978)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-2-3-64


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References

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  7. The data in Fig. 3 were taken by us; previously published data on the extinction coefficients of HgX2 are in qualitative agreement with our measurements. The previous paper was by P. Tempet, J. R. McDonald, S. P. Glynn, C. H. Kendrow, J. L. Roeber, K. Weiss, J. Chem. Phys. 56, 5746 (1972). [CrossRef]
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  11. E. J. Schimitschek, J. E. Celto (unpublished).

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