Accession Number : AD0679818

Title :   BEYOND THE THRESHOLD IS THE HOMELAND OF LASERS AT A SOVIET LAB WAS OBTAINED THE MOST POWERFUL LASER PULSE IN THE WORLD,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Simonyan,A.

Report Date : 15 JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : N. Basov, the youngest Soviet Academician and winner of the Lenin and Nobel prizes, is interviewed on the subject of high-intensity laser research at the Lebedev Institute of which he is Deputy Director. The application of optical triggers, developed in Basov's Quantum Electronics Laboratory, in computer technology is briefly discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), SOLIDIFIED GASES, LIGHT PULSES, SEMICONDUCTORS, RARE GASES, EXCITATION, TRIGGER CIRCUITS, COMPUTERS, USSR

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE