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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1–3

Proposal for a 207-Å laser in lithium

S. E. Harris  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 1-3 (1980)

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A technique is proposed for using the properties of the autoionizing levels of neutral Li to construct a 207-Å laser. Energy is first stored in the lowest quartet level at 57.4 eV and then, by use of an intense laser beam, rapidly transferred to a radiating level in the doublet series.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 1, 1979
Published: January 1, 1980

S. E. Harris, "Proposal for a 207-Å laser in lithium," Opt. Lett. 5, 1-3 (1980)

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