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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1996
  • pp: 872–874

Kinetics modeling of a pulsed Cu–Ne discharge: potential for new ultraviolet laser transitions in Cu II

R. J. Carman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 872-874 (1996)

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A rate-equation analysis has been used to investigate the feasibility of exciting new UV laser transitions in Cu II (3d94p−3d94s) by use of a pulsed Cu−Ne discharge. The model predicts average output powers in excess of 100 mW at 10 kHz from the combined output at 201.5 and 211.2 nm.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 11, 1995
Published: June 15, 1996

R. J. Carman, "Kinetics modeling of a pulsed Cu–Ne discharge: potential for new ultraviolet laser transitions in Cu II," Opt. Lett. 21, 872-874 (1996)

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