Proposed Third‐Harmonic Generation in Phase‐Matched Metal Vapors
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This letter considers the use of alkali metal vapors, phase matched with inert buffer gases for generation of third-harmonic radiation. For example, calculations show that 1.8 MW will be required for 50% conversion of 1.06-μ radiation to 0.35-μ radiation using a 1:412 part mixture of rubidium and xenon. Generation to frequencies above the ionization potential of the metal vapors is considered. © 1971 The American Institute of Physics.
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Harris, S. E., & Miles, R. B.