Accession Number : AD0822314

Title :   HIGH POWER LASER AMPLIFIER CHAIN TECHNIQUES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Apr 66-1 Jul 67,

Corporate Author : XEROX ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS PASADENA CA

Personal Author(s) : Clark, George L. ; Harris, Ellis D.

Report Date : OCT 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : This report describes work directed toward the development of a high-power optical radar transmitter. The transmitter is of the master oscillator, power amplifier (MOPA) type, using a spectrally controlled YAG:Nd oscillator and stable chain of glass:Nd amplifiers. Faraday isolator/circulators allow double-pass amplification and provide the necessary isolation to reach a net power gain of 80 db. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, OPTICAL RADAR), (*OPTICAL RADAR, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT), OSCILLATORS, GAIN, GLASS, DOPING, NEODYMIUM, MODULATORS, ELECTROOPTICS, MAGNETOOPTICS, OPTICAL PUMPING, PHASE LOCKED SYSTEMS, FREQUENCY MODULATION, AMPLITUDE MODULATION.

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE