Vibrational-relaxation and rotational-thermalization time constants of the D2O (010) state are studied in detail. A rotational level with an exceptionally long rotational-relaxation time constant is identified.
© 1980 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 2, 1979
Published: January 1, 1980
R. L. Sheffield, K. Boyer, and A. Javan, "Study of vibrational and rotational relaxations in D2O," Opt. Lett. 5, 10-11 (1980)