Accession Number : ADD000092

Title :   Metal Vapor Laset Tube.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Richards,William E

Report Date : 04 Dec 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : In the patent, a metal vapor laser tube is comprised of an enclosure preferably in an elongate tubular form containing an amount of a metallic element. The material of the enclosure is selected to be electrically non-conductive and also for its ability to withstand elevated temperatures. The tube may be fabricated of quartz and the end portions of the extensions may comprise glass sealed to the quartz of the extensions which include the hollow capillary portion and also sealed around the terminal of each respective electrical conductor.

Descriptors :   *Lasers, *Patents, Metal vapors, Tubes

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE