Accession Number : AD0164394

Title :   Fan Geometry Mixing Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mansell,Dennis N.

Report Date : 03 APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes a mixing laser which is fed by a plurality of glass discharge tubes arranged in a fan configuration, each tube being fed by a helium source and a nitrogen source. The nitrogen source is electrically excited by a DC power supply and sent to a vacuum mixing chamber where the gases are mixed with cold carbon dioxide through bleed bars.

Descriptors :   *Gas lasers, *Carbon dioxide lasers, *Patents, Nitrogen, Mixing, Discharge tubes

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE