TITLE

Electron beam pumping of the 546.1 nm mercury laser

AUTHOR(S)
Rhoades, R.L.; Verdeyen, J.T.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/15/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 24, p2951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4241246

 

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