Accession Number : ADD000325
Title : Tunable Off Resonant Optically Pumped Laser.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Schlossberg,Howard R ; Fetterman,Harold R ; Waldman,Jerry
Report Date : 10 Sep 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent concerns a tunable off resonant optically pumped laser system in which a high power pulsed laser is used to optically pump a molecular gas having a vibrational absorption band near the laser frequency. The electric field of the pumping laser is at least as great as a predetermined strength so that upon the application of a D.C. electric field on the absorbing gas the resultant submillimeter laser oscillation is capable of being tuned. This can be used in far infrared spectroscopy.
Descriptors : *Gas lasers, *Submillimeter waves, *Optical pumping, *Tunable lasers, *Patents, Far infrared radiation, Electric fields, Infrared spectroscopy, Infrared lasers
Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE