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Title: Mid-IR laser action in the H{sub 3} Rydberg molecule and some possible astrophysical implications

Mid-IR lasing has been observed in supersonic plasmas and assigned to d to p transitions in tri-atomic hydrogen Rydberg states. Possible astrophysical implications are discussed.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-1460 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22390920
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1642; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: ICCMSE-2010: International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2010, Kos (Greece), 3-8 Oct 2010; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ASTROPHYSICS; ENERGY LEVELS; ENERGY-LEVEL TRANSITIONS; HYDROGEN; INTERMEDIATE INFRARED RADIATION; LASER RADIATION; MOLECULES; PLASMA; RYDBERG STATES