Accession Number : AD0769598

Title :   Coherent Optical Testing Methods for Mirrors.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Guenther,B. D. ; Aleksoff,C. C.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : Several methods of optical component testing are reviewed. These methods are then demonstrated by evaluating several mirrors designed to be used in a high energy CO2 laser system. The methods described were selected because they can be easily used to make a rapid evaluation of optical components. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*Mirrors, Test methods), Coherent optical radiation, Infrared lasers, Far field, Interferometers, Holography

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE