Nitrogen lasing in air

Arthur Dogariu, Richard B. Miles

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Abstract

We demonstrate lasing in atmospheric air from multi-photon dissociation of molecular nitrogen followed by resonant two-photon pumping of the atomic nitrogen fragments. The backwards stimulated emission provides a remote laser source for standoff detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
PagesQW1E.1
StatePublished - Nov 21 2013
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Dogariu, A., & Miles, R. B. (2013). Nitrogen lasing in air. In CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 (pp. QW1E.1). (CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013).