Accession Number : ADA112907

Title :   Evaluation of the Performance of a Laser for Airborne Depth Sounding.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB ADELAIDE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Rees,D ; Wilsen,P J

PDF Url : ADA112907

Report Date : May 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The performance of a conventional electro-optically Q-switched, frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser is evaluated for a laser airborne depth sounder operating at 168 Hz. The laser more than meets the requirements of the depth sounder and successfully completed a 1000 hour lifetest. (Author)

Descriptors :   *YAG lasers, *Neodymium lasers, *Airborne, *Depth finders, Test and evaluation, Depth finding, Electrooptics, Q switching, Sounding, Performance(Engineering), Requirements, Australia, Specifications, Cavities, Laser pumping

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE