Accession Number : AD0771045

Title :   HCl Chemical Laser.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Merritt,James A. ; Gardner,Hugh C.

Report Date : 16 JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Several types of HCl lasers were observed in the region of the electromagnetic spectrum from about 3.5 to 3.9 micrometers. A number of reactants were screened in a pulsed electrical discharge system, and HCl lasing was observed from 26 transitions between vibrational-rotational energy levels. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Gas lasers, *Infrared lasers, *Chemical lasers, Hydrogen chloride, Chemical reactions, Electron transitions

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE