Accession Number : AD0774642

Title :   Relaxation of Vibrationally Excited HF in Levels v-1 and v-2. II. By CH4, C2H6, C3H8, C2H2, and C2H4,

Corporate Author : LAVAL UNIV QUEBEC CENTRE DE RECHERCHES SUR LES ATOMES ET LES MOLECULES

Personal Author(s) : Anlauf,K. G. ; Dawson,P. H. ; Herman,J. A.

Report Date : 07 NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : In this work, the authors found unusually high rates of relaxation of HF (v=2) by hydrocarbons. These rates have not previously been measured. This process could be of great significance in limiting the performance of high pressure pulsed discharge (TEA) chemical lasers.

Descriptors :   *Excitation, *Hydrogen, *Atomic energy levels, *Fluorides, Methane, Ethanes, Propane, Ethylene, Chemiluminescence, Chemical lasers, Molecular vibration

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE