Accession Number : AD0781264

Title :   Calculations for a VUV Laser from Sodium Vapor Pumped by Radiation from an Exploding Wire.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Jones,Walter W. ; Ali,Abdul W.

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Calculations are carried out for a 372 A laser from Sodium using the blackbodylike radiation emitted from an exploding wire. The gain calculations indicate that such a laser is highly probable. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ultraviolet lasers, Sodium, Metal vapors, Optical pumping, Blackbody radiation, Exploding wires

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE