HCl chemical laser from H+Cl2O

Ming-Chang Lin*

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Lasing action has been observed following pulsed electrical discharges in mixtures of H2 and Cl2O. The range of laser output covered approximately 3.6 to 4.0 μm. A chain mechanism is proposed for this system, and lasing action is attributed to H + Cl2 → HCL* + ClO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-210
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - 15 Oct 1970


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