Accession Number : ADA308648

Title :   High-Powered CO2 Laser Interactions with Surfaces and Related Studies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 94-31 Aug 95,

Corporate Author : ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON OPTICAL SCIENCES CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Franken, Peter

PDF Url : ADA308648

Report Date : 13 MAR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The genesis of this program lay in the Defense Department recognition that there are first class elements in Russian basic research conducted at many of their premier research institutes. Accordingly, the Defense Department, through the Army Research Office funded the University of Arizona to carry out of campus research in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Key accomplishments are noted in general physics, chemistry, atmospheric research, molecular biology and x-ray imaging.

Descriptors :   *LASER APPLICATIONS, HIGH POWER, USSR, ABLATION, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, SPECTROSCOPY, THRESHOLD EFFECTS, ENERGY, LASERS, LASER BEAMS, X RAYS, SURFACES, DEPOSITION, SHORT PULSES, NONUNIFORM.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE