Accession Number : ADD001415

Title :   Prism to Separate a Second Harmonic from its Fundamental Frequency.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Krishnan,Kamala S

Report Date : 24 Dec 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent concerns a light polarizing prism of calcite which is provided for use with high powered laser beams. The orientation of the crystal and the geometry are selected to provide total internal reflection of one polarization and almost total transmission of the other polarization at its Brewster's angle.

Descriptors :   *Tunable lasers, *Prisms(Optics), *Patents, Laser modulators, Polarization, Calcite, Frequency modulators, Light transmission, Neodymium lasers, Reflection, Orientation(Direction)

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE