Accession Number : AD0695425

Title :   SELF MODE-LOCKING AND SATURATION PULSE SHARPENING IN A ROTATING MIRROR Q-SWITCHED CO2 LASER.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : UNITED AIRCRAFT CORP EAST HARTFORD CONN RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s) : Marcus,S. ; McCoy,John H.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Observation of self mode-locked pulses with a rotating mirror Q-switched CO2 laser is reported. Pulses as short as 10 nsec, narrower than the normal CO2 linewidth limit, were obtained. The shortness of these pulses is attributed to saturation broadening of the pulse spectrum. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS LASERS, LIGHT PULSES), MIRRORS, CARBON DIOXIDE

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE