Accession Number : ADD001700

Title :   Configuration for Efficient Cooling and Excitation of High Average Power Solid State Lasers.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Schlossberg,Howard ; Milam,David

Report Date : 24 Jun 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent discloses a high average power solid state laser including a lasing medium fabricated in the shape of a hollow, thin walled, circular tube. A flashlamp is placed within the tube to provide optimum coupling and a liquid cooling system is provided for removing heat from the inner and outer surfaces of the lasing medium and the flashlamp.

Descriptors :   *Solid state lasers, *Cooling, *Patents, Excitation, Neodymium lasers, Tubes, Optical pumping, Flash lamps, Xenon lamps

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE