Accession Number : AD0760018

Title :   Tunable Laser Research.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Mar 72-15 Mar 73,

Corporate Author : GTE SYLVANIA INC MOUNTAIN VIEW CALIF ELECTRO-OPTICS ORGANIZATION

Personal Author(s) : Falk,Joel ; Yarborough,J. Michael ; Ammann,Eugene O.

Report Date : 15 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The report summarizes the results of a twelve month research program to investigate various high power, tunable nonlinear optical devices, including parametric generators and dye lasers, and to investigate efficient second and fourth harmonic generation of Nd:YAG lasers. During the program, tunable parametric generators capable of covering the entire range from 0.4 micrometers to 4 micrometers were constructed, 40% energy conversion from 1.06 micrometers to 0.53 micrometers was achieved, 1 watt average powers were achieved at 0.266 micrometers and tunable dye lasers with up to 300 mJ/pulse with a pulse length of less than 8 nsec were demonstrated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COHERENT RADIATION, FREQUENCY MULTIPLIERS), (*INFRARED RADIATION, TUNING DEVICES), OPTICAL PUMPING, ELECTROOPTICS, INFRARED LASERS, AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS, PHOSPHATES, LITHIUM COMPOUNDS, NIOBATES, IODATES, DYES

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE