stimulated emission


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stim·u·late·d emission

 (stĭm′yə-lā′tĭd)
n.
The emission of photons by excited electrons when photons collide with them, especially in chain reactions within lasers. The emitted photons and the triggering photons are in phase, have the same frequency and polarization, and travel in the same direction.
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Caption: FIGURE 6: The principle of the stimulated emission.
Applications of ultraviolet stimulated emission have drawn the attention of researchers worldwide.
Shen, and T Goto, "High temperature excitonic stimulated emission from ZnO epitaxial layers," Applied Physics Letters, vol.
Stimulated emission depletion microscopy (STED) was invented in 1994 and works by exciting a small fluorescent area in a sample and then depleting a tight area around the centroid of excitation, confining emission light to a very small region [3].
The cleaved facets of the device acts as mirrors, reflecting photons back into the resonator and the stimulated emission occurs within cavity region for gain achievement.
A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation.
MULTAN -- An emerging trend of using laser (light amplifications by stimulated emission of radiations) beams at shops and plazas to attract customers is affecting health of the public, especially children.
The word laser is an acronym that stands for 'light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation'.
This sudden realization led to the development of the maser, which is an acronym for "microwave amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation." The maser soon led to the development of the "light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation," which used visible light rays instead of microwave rays, and was called "laser" for short.
In 1954, that theory was realized when Townes and his students developed the maser (microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation).
In 1954, his theory was realized when Townes and his students developed the laser's predecessor, the maser (microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation).
Among the topics are optical nanoscopy with stimulated emission depletion, super-resolution imaging with stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM) and photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), single-molecule imaging with quantum dots, fluorescence detection and lifetime imaging with stimulated emission, and advanced photoacoustic microscopy.

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