Abstract

Radiation chopping techniques have been employed to study infrared fluorescence of pure carbon monoxide in the region of its fundamental. The present study has served to confirm earlier results obtained by R. C. Millikan using quite different techniques. In addition, CO fluorescence emission V=1 → 0 was observed from samples irradiated in such a manner as to produce only V=0 → 2 initial absorption. The results can be interpreted in terms of resonant collisions, with the selection rule ΔV=±1, as follows:

CO(V=2)+CO(V=0)CO(V=1)+CO(V=1),

with fluorescence emission from the molecules in the V=1 state.

© 1964 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
Related Articles
Interferometric studies of nonlinear relaxation processes in vibrationally highly excited SF6 molecules

Cheng-Zhi Pan, R. Bruzzese, S. Solimeno, and R. Velotta
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(4) 452-461 (1987)

A Littrow–McCubbin High Resolution Infrared Spectrometer

John Overend, A. C. Gilby, J. W. Russell, C. W. Brown, J. Beutel, C. W. Bjork, and H. G. Paulat
Appl. Opt. 6(3) 457-465 (1967)

Determination of Self-Broadening Coefficients of CO, Using CO2 Laser Radiation at 10.6 μ

R. R. Patty, E. R. Manring, and J. A. Gardner
Appl. Opt. 7(11) 2241-2245 (1968)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (6)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription