On the generation of ultra-broad bandwidth light in air at atmospheric pressure
Mcdonald, GS, New, GHC, Losev, LL and Lutsenko, AP 1997, 'On the generation of ultra-broad bandwidth light in air at atmospheric pressure' , Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 30 (21) , L719-L725.
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We predict that ultra-broadband light consisting of over 150 distinct frequencies of comparable energy can be generated in air at atmospheric pressure by stimulated Raman scattering using resonant symmetric pumping. Nanosecond input pulses and the highest available intensities are found to be optimal. Gain suppression analysis, incorporating a finite Stokes shift, gives a qualitative explanation of the pumping requirements.
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics|
|Publisher:||Institute of Physics Publishing|
|Depositing User:||GS McDonald|
|Date Deposited:||14 Oct 2011 11:43|
|Last Modified:||14 Oct 2011 11:43|
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