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International Journal of Optics
Volume 2014, Article ID 748763, 16 pages
Review Article

Optical Emission of the Nuclear-Induced Plasmas of Gas Mixtures

Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System PI, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan

Received 30 December 2013; Revised 24 March 2014; Accepted 24 March 2014; Published 27 April 2014

Academic Editor: Gong-Ru Lin

Copyright © 2014 Mendykhan U. Khasenov. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The characteristic properties of the inverted-population-forming processes in lasers with ionizing pumping are considered. Results obtained from research of active laser media concerning the p-s transitions of atoms of neon, mercury, and cadmium are presented. The feasibility of ion-ion recombination in lasers with nuclear pumping is discussed. The excitation kinetics of the first negative system of CO, heteronuclear ionic molecules of inert gases, and halogenides of inert gases under ionizing radiation are considered.