Accession Number : AD0697595

Title :   FREQUENCY BROADENING IN LASER-INDUCED SPARKS,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) DIV OF PURE PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Alcock,A. J. ; DeMichelis,C. ; Korobkin,V. V. ; Richardson,M. C.

Report Date : 21 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The spectrum of forward scattered radiation resulting from laser-induced air breakdown has been investigated using a single-mode ruby laser and a mode-locked neodymium glass laser. The broadening observed provides additional evidence for self-focusing mechanism associated with the production of laser sparks. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR, SPARKS), (*SPARKS, LASERS), FOCUSING, LINE SPECTRA, CANADA

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE