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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE