Accession Number : AD0163938

Title :   Water-Cooled Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Infrared Imaging Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Horton,Richard F.

Report Date : 27 MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent describes an infrared imaging device for the detection and measurement of hazardous irradiances in a laser beam caused by atmospheric scintillation. The 10.6 micrometer field is displayed visibly through the use of cholesteric liquid crystals on a water-cooled mylar film.

Descriptors :   (*INFRARED DETECTORS, *PATENTS), (*COHERENT RADIATION, INFRARED DETECTORS), GAS LASERS, INFRARED LASERS, SCINTILLATION

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE