Millimetre and Submillimetre Wavelength Lasers: A Handbook by Nigel G. Douglas

By Nigel G. Douglas

The optically pumped laser has made a tremendous contribution to analyze within the a part of the electromagnetic spectrum referred to as the a ways infrared, or submillimetre zone. i'm hoping that this booklet can be priceless to either training and potential employees within the box, because it includes an up to date catalogue of measurements of the most homes of submillimetre lasers in addition to an introductory assessment of the size ideas themselves. Wavelength and frequency measurements were exhaustively compiled (in half II of this booklet) in addition to molecule and pump identity. half I includes a brief overview of the proper dimension thoughts in each one of those components and, additionally, a evaluation of energy measurements. operating during this box, as in the other, one's delight is decided principally by way of the colleagues one has and the buddies one makes alongside the best way. i'm very thankful to Dr G. Dodel, Dr L. C. Robinson and Dr G. F. model for introducing me to the sphere. Dr I. S. Falconer and Dr P. A. Krug were strong colleagues and buddies. For this ebook particularly i'm thankful to Dr Dodel, Dr ok. M. Evenson, Dr H. Figger, Prof. M. Fourrier, P. Kempf, Dr ok. J. Siemsen and Dr M. S. Tobin for his or her reviews, and to Dr D. J. E. Knight for loads of support, together with information from unpublished or imprecise resources which he had accumulated for his personal compilation.

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561 1900. 5 > 1 reference( s) [4. 18]. 25] [4. 3] [4. 3] [4. 28] [4. 29] footnotes 15 16 14 a - I have given the best wavelength available (see tables in Part II). The measurement accuracy is indicated by the number of significant figures. b- Most of the molecule codes are self-evident. They are listed in Chap. 10. 31]; see text) except where noted otherwise. 5, owing to the lack of better data. All values greater than 2 mW were rounded to the nearest m W. footnotes 1 Most of the power levels reported for these lines are greater than 100 mW.

21 Obtained with a waveguide pump laser, which improved the absorption coincidence. 42] obtained 16 mW submm output. 306 pm line. The power on that line was 146 mW. 1 just because the measurements have not yet been made, or have not yet been reported, or because no-one has attempted to optimise on those lines. Absolute power measurements are fairly difficult to perform in the (sub)mm part of the spectrum, because of uncertainties in the beam propagation, because of diffraction effects, and because of poor matching to detectors, which results in standing-wave effects and unterminated reflectances.

A. Semet: Rev. Sci. Instrum. A. W. S. B. C. Macfarlane: Appl. Phys. Lett. B. C. A. W. S. 28 G. Graner, J-C. Deroche: "Far-Infrared Laser Lines Obtained by Optical Pumping of the CD3Cl molecule", in Reviews of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 2, ed. J. Button, M. Inguscio, F. 29 G. Duxbury: "Submillimeter Laser Lines in 1,1 Diftuoroethylene, CF2 CH2", in Reviews of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 2, ed. J. Button, M. Inguscio, F. T. B. D. Reel: IEEE J. B. T. B. Dyson: Int. J. J. J. H. Ngai: Opt.

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