Accession Number : ADD000563

Title :   Stimulated Brillouin Scattered (SBS) Tuned Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 11 Nov 74,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hughes,Richard Sewart

Report Date : 11 Nov 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent application discloses a stimulated Brillouin scattered (SBS) tuned laser which uses stimulated Brillouin scattering wherein the output laser beam produces the acoustic wave that scatters the laser beam to thereby provide the scanning which impacts on a retoreflective grating to provide a change in the frequency of the output laser beam.

Descriptors :   *Tunable lasers, *Tuning devices, Light scattering, Acoustooptics, Dye lasers, Diffraction gratings, Acoustic waves, Electrooptics, Scanning, Patents

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE