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