Accession Number : AD0885235

Title :   3- TO 5-Micron Parametric Oscillator.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Apr 69-Mar 71,

Corporate Author : GTE SYLVANIA INC MOUNTAIN VIEW CA ELECTRO-OPTICS ORGANIZATION

Personal Author(s) : Ammann, E. O. ; Falk, J. ; Montgomery, P. C. ; Yarborough, J. M.

Report Date : APR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 118

Abstract : The report summarizes the results of this twenty-four month program whose goal is the generation of infrared outputs in the 3 to 5 micron region using optical parametric techniques. External and internal parametric oscillators have been built and operated which use lithium niobate as the nonlinear material and the repetitively Q-switched 1.065 micron output from a Nd:YAG laser as the pump. Analyses were carried out of (1) threshold for an external oscillator employing a hemispherical resonator, and (2) a repetitively Q-switched internal oscillator. (Author)

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL PUMPING), (*INFRARED RADIATION, FREQUENCY MULTIPLIERS), (*COHERENT RADIATION, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, YTTRIUM COMPOUNDS, ALUMINATES, LITHIUM COMPOUNDS, NIOBATES, INFRARED LASERS, RESONATORS.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE