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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1038–1039

Far-infrared continuous-wave laser emission from H2O and from NH3 optically pumped by a CO laser

M. Schneider, K. M. Evenson, and J. W. C. Johns  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1038-1039 (1996)

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We report what we believe is the first observation of continuous-wave far-infrared laser emission from water vapor and from ammonia optically pumped by a CO laser.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 6, 1996
Published: July 15, 1996

M. Schneider, J. W. C. Johns, and K. M. Evenson, "Far-infrared continuous-wave laser emission from H2O and from NH3 optically pumped by a CO laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 1038-1039 (1996)

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