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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1981
  • pp: 42–44

Double-resonance study of vibrational equilibration in optically pumped laser molecules

Nabil M. Lawandy and Gerhard A. Koepf  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 42-44 (1981)

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A cw frequency-locked CO2 laser is used in conjunction with a 1-J TEA CO2 laser to observe the vibrational equilibration of optically pumped gases. Velocity-dependent effects in the vibrational-deactivation rate are also observed. Experimental results are given for CH3F.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 29, 1980
Published: January 1, 1981

Nabil M. Lawandy and Gerhard A. Koepf, "Double-resonance study of vibrational equilibration in optically pumped laser molecules," Opt. Lett. 6, 42-44 (1981)

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