in which the active medium
is a gas containing a laseractive species
. It is typically composed of a plasma discharge tube containing a gas that can be
excited with an electric discharge.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1913
(Nomenclature, symbols, units, and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XV. Laser-based
molecular spectroscopy for chemical analysis - laser fundamentals (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 1919
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223
(Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
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