E-Beam HC1 Laser.
Semi-annual technical rept. 30 Nov 73-31 May 74,
UNITED AIRCRAFT RESEARCH LABS EAST HARTFORD CONN
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The feasibility of producing stimulated emission in the 3 to 5 micron wavelength band by direct electron impact excitation of hydrogen chloride vibrational levels is being investigated theoretically and experimentally. Theoretical prediction of electrically pulsed HC1 laser performance indicate that gain coefficient in excess of 1sq cm should be realizable in the present experiments. Electric discharges with electron number densities up to 1.6 x 10 to the 12th powercc have been sustained with a sq cm thermionic cathode electron gun. Author
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