Broadly tunable yellow-green laser using color centers in a LiF crystal at room temperature

Gu, Hongen; Qi, Lan; Wan, Liangfeng
May 1988
Applied Physics Letters;5/30/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p1845
Academic Journal
A broadly tunable yellow-green laser using F+3 centers and some unknown centers in a LiF crystal at room temperature is reported. The laser output extended from 500 to 640 nm and peaked at 535 and 610 nm.


Related Articles

  • Transversely pumped laser using F and F2 mixed color centers in a LiF crystal at room temperature. Lan Qi; Hongen Gu // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;Sep2008, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p563 

    A stable laser with F and F2 mixed color centers in LiF crystal is constructed using a transversely pumped cavity at room temperature. The mixed color center laser is pumped with a nitrogen-laser-pumped dye laser. A pulse output of the laser is 0.23 mJ. The pulse widths of the F and F2 color...

  • On the operating conditions of the electrical blowing module for a periodic-pulse laser based on fluorine atoms and molecules. Shuaibov, A. K. // Technical Physics;Sep98, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p1083 

    The results of an investigation of the ignition conditions and characteristics of a multiple-electrode corona discharge, intended to be used in the module which performs electrical blowing of the working media of high pressure lasers operating on fluorine atoms and molecules, in a...

  • State-to-state scattering of metastable CO molecules from a LiF (100) surface. Jongma, Rienk T.; Berden, Giel; Rasing, Theo; Zacharias, Helmut; Meijer, Gerard // Journal of Chemical Physics;7/1/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p252 

    Studies the scattering behavior of electronically excited molecules of carbon on lithium-fluorine surface. Internal state distributions; Fluorescence profiles; Time-of-flight profiles; Angular distributions of the surviving molecules; Determination of relative and absolute survival...

  • Electron density measurements of electron-beam-pumped XeF and KrF laser mixtures. Kimura, W. D.; Guyer, Dean R.; Moody, S. E.; Seamans, J. F.; Ford, D. H. // Applied Physics Letters;1/12/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p60 

    A CO2 quadrature interferometer is used to measure the temporal evolution of the electron density in XeF and KrF electron-beam-pumped laser mixtures (nonlasing). Measurements are obtained using a 300-kV electron beam which delivers >=10 A/cm2 at the foil for pulse durations ≤650 ns (FWHM)....

  • High specific output energy operation of a vacuum ultraviolet molecular fluorine laser excited at 66 MW/cm3 by an electric discharge. Kakehata, Masayuki; Hashimoto, Etsu; Kannari, Fumihiko; Obara, Minoru // Applied Physics Letters;6/25/1990, Vol. 56 Issue 26, p2599 

    An output laser energy of 83 mJ, which corresponds to a specific output energy of 2.9 J/l, was obtained by exciting a 10 atm He/F2 gas mixture by an extremely intense electric discharge at a peak excitation rate of 66 MW/cm3. A fast rise of the voltage between the discharge electrodes prior to...

  • Novel F2 detector for the gas monitor of an excimer laser. Hakuta, Kohzo; Mukai, Naruhiko; Miki, Susumu; Takuma, Hiroshi // Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct86, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p2529 

    A novel automatic F[sub 2] detecting method has been developed which uses the chemiluminescence emitted following a gas phase reaction between F[sub 2] and SiH[sub 4]. The new method is shown to be sensitive enough to detect a ppm level of F[sub 2] mixed in rare gases, and the signal is linear...

  • Lifetime of metastable fluorine atoms. Shimizu, M.; Yasutake, K.; Ohmi, H.; Takeuchi, A.; Kakiuchi, H.; Yoshii, K.; Mori, Y. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;2001, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p227 

    Abstract. For laser collimation of neutral F atoms, a resonance transition cycle between the metastable and the upper excited states (3s [sup 4] p[sub 5/2] arrow left and right 3p [sup 4] D[sup 0] [sub 7/2]) can be used as a two-level closed system. We have determined the lifetime of the...

  • Spectral dynamics of narrow-band F[sub 2] laser for optical lithography. Tanaka, H.; Takahashi, A.; Okada, T.; Ariga, T.; Nohdomi, R.; Hotta, K.; Mizoguchi, H. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;Jul2003, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p735 

    .We describe the spectral dynamics of a line-narrowed F[sub 2] laser, based on numerical simulation by a newly developed simulation code. The results were compared with the experimental results and it was found that the code could predict well the performance of a line-narrowed operation of the...

  • Properties of a KrF laser with atmospheric-pressure Kr-rich mixture pumped by an electron beam. Suda, Akira; Obara, Minoru; Noguchi, Akira // Journal of Applied Physics;8/1/1985, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p1129 

    Demonstrates the efficient operation of krypton (Kr) fluoride (F) laser using an atmospheric-pressure Kr-rich mixture. Time histories of the diode voltage and the diode current; Laser output performance of high-pressure argon/Kr/F[sub2] mixtures; Absorption coefficients with and without lasing.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics