Laser spectroscopy IX - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122519307, 9780323146951

Laser spectroscopy IX

1st Edition

Editors: Michael Feld
eBook ISBN: 9780323146951
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th December 1989
Page Count: 532
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Laser Spectroscopy IX documents the proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, June 18-23, 1989. The scientific program consisted of oral and poster presentations. There were 52 invited talks organized into 14 topical sessions, some with panel discussions. About 60 additional invited contributions were presented in three evening poster sessions. Also included were 15 post deadline oral and poster presentations. These proceedings contain summaries of essentially all of these contributions. The contributions made by researchers at the conference are organized into 14 parts. Part I focuses on laser cooling. Part II presents studies on laser spectroscopy. Part III includes papers on cavity Q.E.D. Parts IV, V, and VI examine noise and coherence, quantum size effects, and surface spectroscopy, respectively. Part VII deals with laser light sources. Part VIII includes papers on trapped ion spectroscopy. Part IX covers ultrafast spectroscopy while Part X takes up fundamental measurements, including those of positronium, the Rydberg constant, and lead and thallium isotopes. Parts XI-XIV cover, respectively, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics, applications in radiation forces, highly excited states and dynamics, and laser spectroscopy for biomedicine.

Table of Contents

Part I New Cooling Mechanisms

New Physical Mechanisms in Laser Cooling

A Heterodyne Measurement of the Fluorescence Spectrum of Optical Molasses

Optical Molasses with a New Twist

Trapping and Cooling of Neutral Atoms with the Dipole Force of a Laser Beam

The Effect of Detuning on the Median Velocity of an Atomic Beam Slowed and Cooled by an Intense Optical Standing Wave

Coherent Population Trapping: Reversal of the Light-Induced Drift Velocity?

Preparation of a Monoenergetic Sodium Beam by Laser Cooling and Deflection; and Broad Band Laser Cooling on Narrow Transitions

Cooling Atoms with Extraresonant Stimulated Emission Below the Doppler Limit

Stimulated Laser Cooling of a Fast Particle Beam

Towards Laser Cooling of Fast Be+ Ions in the Storage Ring TSR

Part II Laser Spectroscopy

Observation of Light-Pressure-Induced Line-Shape Asymmetries of Saturated Absorption and Dispersion Resonances

Light Induced Drift in a Spherical Cell

Resonant Gas Media for Optical Phase Conjugation

Doppler-Free Spectroscopy by Linear Selective Reflection at Glass/Cs-Vapor Interface

Time-Domain Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of Water Vapor and Direct Measurement of Collisional Relaxation Times

Time Dependent Optical Phase and Imaginary Collision Kernels

Experiments in Cold and Ultracold Collisions

Dressed-Atom Approach to Collision-Induced Resonances

Speed-Dependent Inhomogeneities in Collision-Broadened H2 Vibrational Transitions

Collisionally Induced Four Wave Mixing: Breakdown of the Impact Approximation

Perturbative Theory of Higher-Order Collision-Enhanced Wave Mixing

Velocity-Changing Collisions in the Sm I 570.7 nm (Jlower = l to Jupper = 0) Saturated Absorption Spectrum

High Quality Saturated Absorption Spectroscopy in a Sputtered Vapour: Application to Isotope Shifts in Zr I

High Resolution Pulsed Laser Spectroscopy in the UV/VUV Spectral Region

Laser Spectroscopy of Relativistic Beams of H- and H: Observation of e- Detachment from H- by Multiphoton Absorption

Line Shapes in Forward Scattering

Novel Lutetium Spectroscopic Interactions via cw RIMS

Optical Echoes without Phase Reversal

Laser Evaporation as a Source for Small Free Radicals

Progress in the Spectroscopy of the Rare Gas Dimers

Detection of Photon Bursts from Single 200eV Mg Ions, Progress in Photon Burst Mass Spectrometry

Coherent Multiple Pulse Spectroscopy of the Hydrogen 1S-2S Transition

CW Laser Spectroscopy of the Triplet Manifold of Magnesium

Two-Photon 205-nm Excitation of Atomic Hydrogen in Flames: Stimulated Emission, Time-Resolved Fluorescence, and Doppler-Free Excitation

Laser Polarization Spectroscopy of Atomic Oxygen

A New Approach to the Kinetic Energy Determination of Photo-Fragments: Towards Pair-Correlation in Dissociation Dynamics

Infared Difference Frequency Laser and SRS Spectrometers. Q-Branch of CD3Hv1 Band

Phenomenon of Dynamical Rainbow in the Field of Laser Radiation

Fluorescence Spectra of Single Phase Superconductor YBa2 Cu3 Οx Excited by 280, 295, 308, and 337.l nm Radiation

Part III Cavity QED

Nonclassical Radiation in the One-Atom Maser

Rydberg Atoms in a Cavity: A New Method to Generate Photon Number States

Dissipative quantum Dynamics in Cavity QED

Radiation by Atoms in Resonant Cavities

Single Atom-Field Coupled Quantum Oscillators

Part IV Noise and Coherence

Chaos and Complexity in Quantum Optics

Bistability and Chaotic Instabilities of Laser Beams Counterpropagating Through Sodium Vapor

Polarization Instabilities and Chaos in a He-Ne Monomode Laser

Compounded Chaos

Why Laser Beams Cannot Go Straight

Squeezing of Quantum Solitons in Optical Fibers in the Presence of Thermal Phase Noise

Squeezed Light: Progress and Perspectives

An Experimental Search for Squeezing via Four-Wave Mixing in Barium

Coherence in Random Multiple Scattering: Correlations in the Speckle of Multiply Scattered Light

Resonance Fluorescence from Atoms Excited by Strong Stochastic Laser Fields

Atomic Photon Statistics Near a Phase Conjugator

Part V Quantum Size Effects

Spectral Hole Burning and Static Stark Effect in Quantum Confined Semiconductor Microcrystallites in Glasses

High Resolution Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Excitons in GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Well Structures

Laser Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Part VI Surface Spectroscopy

Conformation, Orientation and Interaction in Molecular Monolayers: A Surface Second Harmonic and Sum Frequency Generation Study

Milli-Hertz Surface Spectroscopy

Ethanol Absorption and Desorption on Silver Surface Probed by Optical Second-Harmonic Generation

Manipulation of Metal Particle Size Distributions on Surfaces with Laser Light

Part VII Laser Light Sources

Ultranarrow Linewidth Solid State Oscillators

Nonreciprocal Emissive and Absorptive Processes

External-Cavity Diode Lasers with High Brightness and High Spectral Purity

The Lamp-Pumped LNA Laser: a New Infrared Source for Optical Pumping of Helium

Frequency Tuning Methods for High Spectral Purity Diode Lasers Self-Locked on Confocal Fabry-Perot Cavities

Optical Parametric Oscillators of Bariumborate and Lithiumborate: New Sources for Powerful Tunable Laser Radiation in the Ultraviolet, Visible and Near Infrared

Efficient Third Harmonic Generation and Four-Photon Mixing Spectroscopy of Laser-Produced Plasmas Near Metal Surfaces

Origin of Optical Nonlinearity in D,A-DPH Systems

VUV and XUV Excimer Lasers Using Jet Discharges with Supersonic Cooling

Picosecond X-Ray Sources

Prospects for Particle Beam Pumped Short Wavelength Lasers

Part VIII Trapped Ion Spectroscopy

The Order-Chaos Transition of Two Trapped Ions

Hg+ Single Ion Spectroscopy

Quantum Jumps and the Single Trapped Barium Ion: Lifetimes, Quenching Rates, and Anomalous Dark Periods

Parametric Cooling of a Trapped Ion

The Role of Laser Damping in Trapped Ion Crystals

Two-Photon Transition Between the Ground State and a Metastable State in Mercury Ions Confined in a Radiofrequency Trap

Stable 15N5H3 Laser for Cooled, Single Ion Ba+ Frequency Standard

Partial Laser Cooling and Saturation Spectroscopy on 9 MeV 7Li+- Ions in a Storage Ring

Part IX Ultrafast Spectroscopy

Excitation of Coherence in Molecular Systems With 6 Femtosecond Optical Pulses

Autoionization and Fragmentation of Na2 Studied by Femtosecond Laser Pulses

On the Origin and Optical Properties of the Supercontinuum Generation

Time-Resolved Transition-State Spectroscopy

Optical Dipoles in Strong Stochastic Fields

Nonlinear Optical Diagnostics of Electronic Structure of Semiconductors and Metals

Desorption of Molecular Adsorbates from a Metal Surface by Subpicosecond Laser Pulses: NO/Pd(111)

Part X Fundamental Measurements

Precision Laser Spectroscopy of Positronium - Recent Progress

Proposed Search for States of Forbidden Permutation Symmetry

QED - Tests by Laser Spectroscopy

Towards a Field-Free Measurement of Parity Violation in Atomic Cesium

New Measurement of the Rydberg Constant by Two-Photon Spectroscopy of Hydrogen Rydberg States

UV Laser Spectroscopy of 3,4He Rydberg Series

Observation of an Electronic Correlation for Double Rydberg States of Barium

Observation of Sub-Doppler Laser Induced Nuclear Orientation of 85mRb

Laser Spectroscopy of Neutron Deficient Lead and Thallium Isotopes: Systematics of Nuclear Radii in the Ζ = 82 Region

How Lasers Can Help Probe the Distribution of Nuclear Magnetism

Nuclear Spin Dephasing in the Frozen Core

A Laser-Driven Source of Polarized Hydrogen and Deuterium

Macroscopic Realization of Photonic Band Structure

Experimental Studies of Atom Diffraction and the Mechanical Forces of Light on Atoms

Improved Kennedy-Thorndike Experiment - A Preliminary Report

A New Calibration of the Relativistic Doppler Effect in Neon

Suppression of a Recoil Component in Ramsey Fringe Spectroscopy

Part XI Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics

Molecular Eigenstate Spectra at the Threshold for Chemical Bond Breaking: Formaldehyde and Formyl Fluoride

Spectroscopy on NO2: Evidence for a Substructure Underlying the Expected Eigenstates of a Molecule

Reaction Dynamics and Spectroscopy in the VUV and XUV

First Observation of Perturbations on the C1 Πu State of Na2 by CW UV Modulated Population Spectroscopy

Analysis of the Two-Photon D1Δ-Χ1Σ+ Transition in CO: Perturbations in the (10-0) Band

High Resolution Spectroscopy of Molecules and Small Clusters in Molecular Beams

Multiphoton Ionization of (Xe)n and (NO)n Clusters Using a Picosecond Laser

GaAs+ Clusters Reaction with NH3

Photodissociation Spectroscopy of Cold Molecular Ions and Cluster Ions

Excited-State LIF Spectroscopy of Hg and Zn Molecules - The Path to New Excimer Lasers?

Improved Insight into Catalytic Reactions by Kinetic Modeling and LIF Detection of Intermediate Radical Species

Laser-Induced Florescence of Excited Zn2 Molecules

Multi-Quantum-Transition Sampling Spectroscopy for Fast Transient Luminesence Measurement

High Resolution Stimulated Raman-Brillouin Spectroscopy in Gases and Solids

Multiplex CARS Study of Infrared-Multiphoton-Excited OCS

Part XII Applications in Radiation Forces

Laser Cooling and Trapping of Noble Gas Atoms

Laser Cooling of a Ca Atomic Beam and Measurement of the 1Ρ1 - 1D2 Transition Rate

Localization of Atoms with Light-Induced Mirrors and in a Standing Light Wave

Collimation of Atomic Beam Using Ratarded Dipole Force

Part XIII Highly Excited States and Dynamics

Tribute to Sylvain Liberman

Elliptic Atomic States

Tests of Basic Molecular Physics Using Laser Spectroscopy of H2

Spatial Distributions of Ions in Short Pulse High Intensity Multiphoton Ionization

Polarization Effects in ATI

Bond Localization of Molecular Vibration

Second-Order Doppler Free Spectroscopy

Part XIV Laser Spectroscopy for Biomedicine

Prospects of Laser Spectroscopy of Biomolecules with Nanometer Spatial Resolution

Medical Applications of Laser Spectroscopy

Index of Contributors


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About the Editor

Michael Feld