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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1978
  • pp: 70–71

Heterodyne measurements of infrared absorption frequencies of D2O

T. L. Worchesky, K. J. Ritter, J. P. Sattler, and W. A. Riessler  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 70-71 (1978)

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The frequencies of eight D2O infrared absorptions near 9.4 μm, which are used in optically pumped submillimeter-wave lasers, have been measured by heterodyning CO2 and tunable-diode-laser radiations.

© 1978 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 2, 1977
Published: March 1, 1978

T. L. Worchesky, K. J. Ritter, J. P. Sattler, and W. A. Riessler, "Heterodyne measurements of infrared absorption frequencies of D2O," Opt. Lett. 2, 70-71 (1978)

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