Accession Number : AD0671866

Title :   TRAVEL REPORT ON THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LASER APPLICATIONS - PARIS, FRANCE 18-23 JULY 1967 HELD AT SALLE DU ROND - POINT DES CHAMPS - ELYSEES IN THE PALAIS DE GLACE,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Maxwell,Louis R.

Report Date : 20 APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The First Internation Conference on Laser Applications resulted in the presentation of work covering very wide and diverse subjects, including medical applications. Some of the highlights reviewed in this report deal with mechanical alignment including shop practive, air to ground range finding, testing of materials, study of shock fronts and correcting tumor sites on eye retinas. A promising application presented is welding of oxidizing metals in air. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, SYMPOSIA), RETINA, HAZARDS, NEOPLASMS, MEASUREMENT, INTERFEROMETERS, RANGE FINDING, MOON, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), ALIGNMENT, REFRACTIVE INDEX, WELDING, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE