Emission Kinetics of a HgBr Discharge Excilamp

  • V. V. Datsyuk Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Physics
  • I. A. Izmailov V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Nat. Acad. of Sci. of Ukraine
  • V. V. Naumov V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Nat. Acad. of Sci. of Ukraine
Keywords: excilamp, gas discharge plasma, kinetics, excimer radiation, mercury halides


A kinetic model of the working medium of a discharge excilamp on the B–X transition of mercury bromide, HgBr, excimer molecules has been proposed. The model explains the non-monotonic dependence of the excilamp radiation intensity on the partial pressure of mercury dibromide molecules by the attachment of electrons to these molecules. HgBr(X) molecules were found to transit into the HgBr(B) excited state due to their collisions with high-energy electrons, thereby improving the excilamp characteristics.


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How to Cite
Datsyuk, V., Izmailov, I., & Naumov, V. (2019). Emission Kinetics of a HgBr Discharge Excilamp. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 60(5), 416. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe60.05.0416
Plasmas and gases