Accession Number : ADA338731

Title :   Comparison of Divergence Measurement Techniques for Outdoor Laser Display Applications

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER DAHLGREN DIV VA

Personal Author(s) : Zimmerman, Sheldon ; Aldrich, Robert

PDF Url : ADA338731

Report Date : JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Since 1979, the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) has been the Navy's Technical Direction Agent (TDA) for laser safety and has provided technical assistance to Navy and Marine Corps range personnel, system developers, and system users. This report provides a comparison of methods used in measuring parameters of lasers to determine the divergence of outdoor laser systems.

Descriptors :   *LASER SAFETY, COMPARISON, LASER BEAMS, OPTICAL DETECTORS, APERTURES, OPTICAL FILTERS.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE