Rotational mechanism of lasing in singly ionized nitrogen molecules under femtosecond mid-IR pumping

Ali Azarm, Paul Corkum, Pavel Polynkin

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Abstract

Through high-resolution spectroscopy of lasing on N2+ ions at 428nm wavelength, we quantify optical gain and population inversion in the gain medium. We show that molecular rotations are the enabling effect in this lasing process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 16 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Other

Other2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/5/166/10/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Azarm, A., Corkum, P., & Polynkin, P. (2016). Rotational mechanism of lasing in singly ionized nitrogen molecules under femtosecond mid-IR pumping. In 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 [7788130] (2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo_at.2016.jth4b.9