Laser spectroscopy of small molecules

David O. Harris, Peter J. Domaille, Timothy C. Steimle, Richard F. Wormsbecher

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Studies of alkaline earth oxide and monohalide molecules using laser induced photoluminescence spectroscopy (MgO), tunable laser excitation spectroscopy (CaCl), laser-laser double resonance spectroscopy (CaCl) and microwave-laser double resonance spectroscopy (BaO) are discussed and summarized. The advantages of these laser techniques over conventional methods of obtaining and assigning optical spectra are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-150
Number of pages15
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Dec 5 1977
Externally publishedYes
EventAdvances in Laser Spectroscopy I 1977 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Aug 22 1977Aug 26 1977


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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