Accession Number : AD0781647
Title : Documentation of PROP E, A Computer Program for the Propagation of High-Power Laser Beams through Absorbing Media.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. on phase 1,
Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Ulrich,Peter B. ; Hayes,John N. ; Hancock,J. Harrison ; Ulrich,Jeanne T.
Report Date : 29 MAY 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 54
Abstract : The report details the numerical methods employed in a solution of the problem of high-power laser-beam propagation. A transformation of the partial differential equation for the light beam is used which differs from that of a previous study of the problem and which offers a versatility allowing a study of highly distorted beams to be made. A detailed description of the subroutines and their operation is given along with flow charts and FORTRAN listings. (Modified author abstract)
Descriptors : *LASER BEAMS, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, FORTRAN
Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE