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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2002
  • pp: 421–423

Stimulated Raman scattering of a high-Q liquid-hydrogen droplet in the ultraviolet region

S. Uetake, R. S. D. Sihombing, and K. Hakuta  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 6, pp. 421-423 (2002)

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We show that a liquid-hydrogen droplet can achieve high- Q values that exceed 109 for whispering-gallery modes in the ultraviolet. We show also that pumping high- Q liquid-hydrogen droplets with ultraviolet laser radiation generates many vibrational and rotational Raman sidebands that cover a broad spectral range from the ultraviolet to the near infrared.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

S. Uetake, R. S. D. Sihombing, and K. Hakuta, "Stimulated Raman scattering of a high-Q liquid-hydrogen droplet in the ultraviolet region," Opt. Lett. 27, 421-423 (2002)

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