Direct measurement of electron loss rate in air

Arthur Dogariu, Mikhail N. Shneider, Richard B. Miles

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Abstract

We present direct local measurements of electron attachment and recombination rates in atmospheric air. Using a microwave scattering based resonantly enhanced multi-photon ionization scheme we monitor the electron density dynamics with nanosecond resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Dogariu, A., Shneider, M. N., & Miles, R. B. (2010). Direct measurement of electron loss rate in air. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).