Dye lasers: 25 years
In Dye Lasers: 25 years, the pioneers and leading experts in the field of dye lasers present the current status and bright future perspectives of dye lasers and their applications in physics and chemistry. Particular topics covered include: new sources of ultrashort pulses, novel aspects of resonator design and imaging for femtosecond lasers, amplification schemes to terawatt intensity regimes, optics and high-resolution spectroscopy of atoms and molecules, and electro-optic and plasma physics applications of ultrashort and ultra-intense laser pulses. Since its invention in 1966, the dye laser has revolutionized many fields of science and technology. Questions of fundamental interest in physics and chemistry can now be answered: it is possible to test fundamental quantum physics in single-atom experiments and regioselective photochemistry in complexes can be monitored directlyusing dye-laser diagnostic methods. In this book the latest results (and most recent references) are presented for new sources of ultrashort pulses from the visible to the VUV, together with experimental details of ultrahigh-resolution spectroscopy of atoms and molecules, laser diagnostics of the dynamics of elementary chemical reactions, and ultrahigh intensity sources for laser target interaction.
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Femtosecond Broadband Absorption Spectroscopy
Dye Lasers and Laser Dyes in Physical Chemistry
SingleAtom Experiments and the Test
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absorption spectra Appl atomic beam atomic mirror bandwidth broadening calculated cavity Chem CO2-HBr collision complexes configuration distribution Doppler broadening dye cell dye laser Editor excimer amplifier excimer laser excited experimental experiments F.P. Schafer femtosecond fluorescence frequency gain gain medium helium hydrogen infrared dye input pulse intensity interaction ionization ions laser beam laser field laser pulses laser radiation laser system lasers pumped lens Lett light pulses maser measured mirror mode mode-locked molecular molecules nonlinear nonlinear optical observed one-atom maser optical output pulses phase photoconductive photolysis photon photon number Phys picosecond plasma probe pulse pulse duration pulse front pump pulse pump-probe Quantum Electron reflected resonator rotational Rydberg atoms saturation second harmonic shift shown in Fig signal spatial spectral spectroscopy spectrum stability statistics stimulated emission structure superfluid techniques temperature time-resolved transition tunable two-photon ultrashort ultrashort pulses V.S. Letokhov velocity vibrational wave wavelength XeF(C