Electron beam pumping of the 546.1 nm mercury laser

Rhoades, R.L.; Verdeyen, J.T.
June 1992
Applied Physics Letters;6/15/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 24, p2951
Academic Journal
Reports the first known instance of electron beam pumped lasing on the 546.1 nanometer transition in mercury. Use of high-energy electrons to create excitation and ionization in a coaxial diode chamber; Production of mercury ions and ion complexes through the kinetic processes; Recombination of ions with electrons favoring the production of a state of mercury.


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