A COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION OF THE NEON-LIKE GERMANIUM COLLISIONALLY PUMPED LASER

P.B. Holden, S.B. Healy, M.T.M. Lightbody, G.J. Pert, J.A. Plowes, A.E. Kingston, E. Robertson, Ciaran Lewis, D. Neely

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Abstract

The complex problem of a collisionally pumped Ne-like geranium laser is examined through several detailed models. The central model is EHYBRID; a 1 1/2D fluid code which self consistently treats the plasma expansion with the atomic physics of the Ne-like ion for 124 excited levels through a collisional radiative treatment. The output of EHYBRID is used as data for ray-tracing and saturation codes which generate experimental observables. A detailed description of the models is given.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-367
Number of pages27
JournalJournal Of Physics B-atomic Molecular And Optical Physics
Volume27
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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    Holden, P. B., Healy, S. B., Lightbody, M. T. M., Pert, G. J., Plowes, J. A., Kingston, A. E., Robertson, E., Lewis, C., & Neely, D. (1994). A COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION OF THE NEON-LIKE GERMANIUM COLLISIONALLY PUMPED LASER. Journal Of Physics B-atomic Molecular And Optical Physics, 27, 341-367.