Accession Number : ADA301128

Title :   Free Electron Laser Technology Status in the United States.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept. 1979-1995,

Corporate Author : ARMY SPACE AND STRATEGIC DEFENSE COMMAND HUNTSVILLE AL

Personal Author(s) : Strickland, Brian ; Howland, Jay ; Cook, Wendell ; Gebhart, Welman

PDF Url : ADA301128

Report Date : 25 OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the Free Electron Laser weapons development program from its beginnings in 1979 to the present. A historical overview of the programmatics will be provided but the primary emphasis will be the technical accomplishments made during this period.

Descriptors :   *FREE ELECTRON LASERS, *LASER WEAPONS, REPRINTS, MILITARY HISTORY, QUANTUM EFFICIENCY, ADVANCED WEAPONS, LASER AMPLIFIERS.

Subject Categories : Directed Energy Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE