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