Accession Number : AD0715040

Title :   Investigation of the Use of Lasers in the Far Infrared, Infrared and Optical Regions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 66-31 Mar 69,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Javan,Ali

Report Date : 03 JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 449

Abstract : The report concerns frequency mixing experiments in the infrared and far infrared; Q-switching of molecular gas lasers and applications to the studies of energy transfer processes and molecular relaxations in the infrared; Short pulse transmission through absorbing media; Non-linearities of atomic and molecular resonances; Interaction of an intense laser radiation with matter; and Other experiments in the area of interaction of laser radiation with matter.

Descriptors :   (*GAS LASERS, MOLECULAR PROPERTIES), (*INFRARED LASERS, MOLECULAR PROPERTIES), INFRARED RADIATION, MOLECULAR ENERGY LEVELS, MOLECULAR ENERGY LEVELS, MOLECULAR ROTATION, HEAVY WATER, WATER VAPOR, CARBON DIOXIDE, CYANIDES, HELIUM, NEON, COHERENT RADIATION, INTERACTIONS, RESONANT FREQUENCY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE