Lasing in Cs at 894 nm pumped by the dissociation of CsAr and CsKr excimers

Jason D. Readle, Clark J. Wagner, Joseph T. Verdeyen, David L. Carroll, James Gary Eden

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Abstract

We describe the first demonstration of an atomic laser (Cs) pumped by photoexciting CsKr or CsAr excimers which subsequently dissociate. Photopumping atomic gas lasers with broadband diode lasers is now possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Readle, J. D., Wagner, C. J., Verdeyen, J. T., Carroll, D. L., & Eden, J. G. (2009). Lasing in Cs at 894 nm pumped by the dissociation of CsAr and CsKr excimers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).