Accession Number : ADD002167

Title :   Far Infrared Waveguide Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hartwick,Thomas S ; Hodges,Dean T , Jr

Report Date : 23 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A far infrared (FIR) laser is provided which uses a dielectric or metal tube waveguide resonator. A CO2 or CO waveguide laser is used to pump the FIR laser. The FIR laser medium is CH3OH and is excited by the absorption of various laser lines in the 9.6 micrometer band of CO2.

Descriptors :   *Infrared lasers, *Patents, Optical pumping, Carbon dioxide lasers, Far infrared radiation, Optical waveguides, Resonators, Carbon monoxide lasers

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE