Remote Backward-Propagating Water Lasing in Atmospheric Air
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2016 OSA. We demonstrate backwards lasing from atmospheric air humidity. The 656nm stimulated emission is obtained via two-photon excitation of atomic hydrogen created from water dissociation. The hydrogen lasing can be used for standoff optical gas detection.
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CLEO: Applications and Technology
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
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Dogariu, A., Chng, T. L., & Miles, R. B.