Accession Number : ADD000241

Title :   Rapidly, Continuously and Synchronously Tuned Laser and Laser Detector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hughes,Richard Swart

Report Date : 09 Apr 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent concerns a rapidly, continuously and synchronously tuned laser and laser detector incorporating a Fabry-Perot interferometer (FPI) such that one of the FPI optical reflectors is mounted on an electronically driven piezoelectric crystal and the separation of the FPI optical reflectors is varied by varying the voltage driving the crystal.

Descriptors :   *Tunable lasers, *Tuning devices, *Patents, Optical filters, Optical detectors, Dye lasers, Q switching, Interferometers

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE