Hydrogen Backward Lasing in Atmospheric Air for Remote Detection

Arthur Dogariu, Tat Loon Chng, Richard B. Miles

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Abstract

We present atomic hydrogen backwards lasing in ambient air. The 656nm stimulated emission follows two-photon excitation of atomic hydrogen obtained from dissociation of water or other H-containing molecule, allowing for standoff optical gas detection.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationOptics and Photonics for Energy and the Environment, E2 2016
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9780960038046
StatePublished - 2016
EventOptics and Photonics for Energy and the Environment, E2 2016 - Leipzig, Germany
Duration: Nov 14 2016Nov 17 2016

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceOptics and Photonics for Energy and the Environment, E2 2016
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityLeipzig
Period11/14/1611/17/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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