Accession Number : ADD001098

Title :   Grooved Active Medium for Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Merkl,Walter A

Report Date : 10 Jan 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent concerns a negative temperature medium for a laser. The negative medium comprises a cylindrical ruby rod having a plurality of parallel grooves encircling its cylindrical surface over substantially its entire length and oriented normal to its longitudinal axis. Each of said grooves has a V-shaped cross-section with side walls forming an angle ranging from substantially 60 degrees to substantially 90 degrees.

Descriptors :   *Lasers, *Patents, Ruby lasers, Resonators

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE