Rotational Raman generation with near-unity conversion efficiency

D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, G. Y. Yin, S. E. Harris
2002 Optics Letters  
We demonstrate collinear generation of equidistant rotational sidebands in low-pressure molecular hydrogen with near-unity conversion efficiency. The spectrum consists of 37 coherent sidebands covering over 20, 000 cm 21 of spectral bandwidth and ranging from 1.37 mm to 352 nm in wavelength.
doi:10.1364/ol.27.000769 pmid:18007927 fatcat:k2utyvxv5feaxeulhgyqxeyflm