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Laser Chemistry
Volume 12, Issue 3-4, Pages 223-229

Formation and Luminescence of Molybdenum Atoms After UV Multiphoton Excitation of Gas Phase Mo(CO)6

Institute of Spectroscopy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Region, Troitsk 142092, Russia

Received 19 November 1991; Accepted 25 December 1991

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The delayed luminescence of Mo atoms was observed in XeCl laser excitation of Mo(CO)6 gas. The observed luminescence was explained by production of Mo Rydberg atoms under UV laser excitation of Mo(CO)6.