Accession Number : ADD002170

Title :   Thermal Differential Compensator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Chenoweth,Amos J ; Heafner,William E

Report Date : 23 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Lithium tantalate laser modulation crystals inside a boron nitride oven core are optically compensated by providing a temperature differential between the crystals. This is done by controlling the heater current flowing through the heaters on the core.

Descriptors :   *Laser modulators, *Patents, Single crystals, Lithium compounds, Boron nitrides, Heaters, Tantalates, Birefringence

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE