Lithium amide (LiNH2) discharges

Drummond, D. L.; Schlie, L. A.
August 1989
Journal of Applied Physics;8/15/1989, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1864
Academic Journal
Examines the use of lithium amide in place of pure lithium vapor to produce a strong lithium excimer and dimer emission via discharge excitation. Overview of the lithium material compatibility problem; Use of a high-voltage neon lamp transformer; Method of generating sufficient alkali metal vapor densities necessary for potential alkali metal vapor excimer and dimer.


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