Accession Number : ADD002065

Title :   System for Intensification of Weak Absorption and Collection of Weak Light Emission.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Sackett,Philip B

Report Date : 18 Nov 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes a system for intensifying weak absorption and allowing the measurement of weak light emission in materials. It provides a source of light, and a material-containing cavity having a highly reflective coating on its diffusely-reflecting inner surface. The cavity has an entry port for light and a port for a detecting instrument which is connected to an appropriate analysis or display system.

Descriptors :   *Optical equipment, *Absorption(Physical), *Fluorescence, *Patents, Amplification, Diffuse reflection, Energy transfer, Low light levels, Luminescence

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE