Stark effects in C13H3f: Passive Q switching of the CO2 laser using C13 enriched methyl fluoride

Eric Weitz*, George Flynn, A. M. Ronn

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Abstract

Stark modulated absorption of CO2 laser radiation at 1035.462 cm-1 [P(32), 9.6 μ] by methyl fluoride shows that C 13H3F is the absorbing species. The approximate absorption coefficient of C13H3F at the laser frequency is 0.25 cm-1 Torr-1. Passive Q switching of the P(32) 9.6-μ laser transition has been achieved using 50% C13 enriched samples and a wide range of CH3F pressures depending on the gain of the laser cavity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5187-5190
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume42
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1971

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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