Accession Number : AD0736434

Title :   Effect of 02 on the CO Laser Performance.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jan-Dec 70,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Hartwick,Thomas S. ; Walder,Jules

Report Date : 15 DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : As the O2 concentration is increased from zero, the CO laser output power rises to a maximum and declines. This variation is correlated to a decrease in gas discharge kinetic temperature to a minimum followed by an increase for the same variation in O2 concentration. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS LASERS, EFFICIENCY), CARBON MONOXIDE, IMPURITIES, OXYGEN, GAS DISCHARGES, POWER

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE