Spin flip Raman scattering of harmonically generated 5.3μm radiation

R. L. Allwood, R. B. Dennis, R. G. Mellish, Desmond Smith, B. S. Wherrett, R A Wood

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Abstract

The authors report the observation of stimulated Stokes scattering of 5.3 mu m pump radiation by spin flip excitations in InSb, using a 10.6 mu m CO 2 laser, together with a tellurium frequency doubler, as the 5.3 mu m source. The effects of resonant enhancement on the 5.3 mu m scattering are discussed and comparison made with 10.6 mu m results. The observation of atmospheric water vapour absorption lines near 5.5 mu m demonstrates the application of the spin flip source to high resolution spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Article number006
Pages (from-to)L126-L130
JournalJournal of Physics C: Solid State Physics
Volume4
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1971

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    Allwood, R. L., Dennis, R. B., Mellish, R. G., Smith, D., Wherrett, B. S., & Wood, R. A. (1971). Spin flip Raman scattering of harmonically generated 5.3μm radiation. Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 4(8), L126-L130. [006]. https://doi.org/10.1088/0022-3719/4/8/006