Accession Number : AD0711141

Title :   INVERSE POPULATING OF ARGON LEVELS IN A SUPERSONIC PLASMA JET,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Goldfarb,V. M. ; Ilina,E. V. ; Kostygova,I. E. ; Lukyanov,G. A.

Report Date : 28 MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The supersonic Ar plasma jet was cooled by rapid expansion into vacuum. The inverse population of Ar levels and negative absorption coefficient were found spectrographically. This reveals the possibility of making a gas-dynamic laser. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PLASMA JETS, ARGON), (*ARGON, ATOMIC ENERGY LEVELS), GAS LASERS, SUPERSONIC FLOW, EXCITATION, COOLING, USSR

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE