Accession Number : AD0832271

Title :   HYDROGEN FLUORIDE CHEMICAL LASER-A DEMONSTRATION OF PURE CHEMICAL PUMPING.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ROHM AND HAAS CO HUNTSVILLE AL REDSTONE ARSENAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Kittle, Paul A. ; Spinnler, Joseph F. ; Placzek, Daniel W. ; Colburn, Charles B.

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : The report describes two types of apparatus - a single pulse system and a flow system - used to demonstrate the phenomenon of chemical pumping. The results of experiments leading to the successful demonstration of chemical pumping are described. The comparisons between theoretical and experimental results are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, EXCITATION), HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS, FLUORIDES, MOLECULAR ENERGY LEVELS, ELECTRON TRANSITIONS, LINE SPECTRA, GAS FLOW, ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES, INSTRUMENTATION.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE