Accession Number : ADD000059

Title :   Holding Cladding for Laser Slabs.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Nicolai,Van O ; Fox,Harry W

Report Date : 16 Oct 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The invention disclosed in this application provides a unique cladding structure for holding laser disc elements structurally rigidly aligned and allows for release of stress produced by heating of the disc element. One unique material for this is 'FEP' Teflon which is a Copolymer of Hexafluoropropylene and Tetrafluoroethylene in conjunction with ruby.

Descriptors :   *Ruby lasers, *Holders, *Patents, Cladding, Optical pumping, Tetrafluoroethylene resins

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE