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 publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Other

Other2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Dogariu, A., & Miles, R. B. (2013). Nitrogen lasing in air. In 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 [6834529] IEEE Computer Society.