Accession Number : AD0759803

Title :   H F Laser Flow Visualization with an Infrared Television System.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Jun 69-Dec 72,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Kwok,Munson A. ; Cross,Edward F.

Report Date : 16 APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : An infrared television system for the observation of HF continuous chemical laser gas flows is described. The primary objective of these experiments was the flow visualization of the supersonic free jets provided by the infrared HF emissions generated by the reaction of hydrogen and fluoride flowing out of selected nozzle configurations. The spatial flow patterns for three HF laser configurations were observed and monitored with this system. The mechanical configuration, optics, and operating parameters associated with each configuration are discussed, and HF medium uniformity and jet properties are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS LASERS, FLOW VISUALIZATION), INFRARED LASERS, NOZZLE GAS FLOW, SUPERSONIC FLOW, TELEVISION DISPLAY SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE