Accession Number : AD0705193

Title :   TUNABLE OPTICAL PARAMETRIC OSCILLATORS,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF MICROWAVE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Harris,Stephen E.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 94

Abstract : The paper reviews progress on tunable optical parametric oscillators. Topics considered include: parametric amplification of Gaussian beams; threshold; tuning techniques, spectral output, and stability; saturation and power output; spontaneous parametric emission; nonlinear materials; and far infrared generation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, *PARAMETRIC AMPLIFIERS), (*INFRARED RADIATION, TUNING DEVICES), (*HARMONIC GENERATORS, OPTICAL PUMPING), STABILITY, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, OPTICAL MATERIALS, LITHIUM COMPOUNDS, NIOBATES

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE