Vol. 2, issue 07, article # 2

Kostko O. K., Kostko N. N. Resonance scattering of laser radiation by nitrogen and nitrogen oxide molecules. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1989. V. 2. No. 07. P. 573-578. PDF
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Abstract:

Resonant scattering of laser light by nitrogen and oxide molecules is considered. It is shown that the use of the first negative N2+ system and β bands of NO for resonant scattering makes feasible to detect N2+ ions and NO molecules at heights above 100 km.

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