Accession Number : AD0164326
Title : Tunable Optical Cavity for Chemical Laser.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Spencer,Donald J. ; Durran,Donald A. ; Bixler,Henry A.
Report Date : 01 MAY 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : The patent describes a tunable optical cavity for use with a chemical laser of the type using a supersonic jet flow of a vibrationally excited gas as a lasing medium. It is characterized by having a variable optically active dimension running transverse to the longitudinal axis of its optically active region.
Descriptors : *Chemical lasers, *Laser cavities, *Tuning devices, *Patents, Supersonic flow, Continuous waves
Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE