Accession Number : ADD002293

Title :   Method of Reducing Light Leakage in Lasers.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : White,Matthew B

Report Date : 23 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A Q-switched and cavity dumped laser system is provided in which a 45 degree Faraday rotator and an auxiliary cavity mirror are disposed in the beam path to compensate for the polarization change caused by thermally stresses laser rods.

Descriptors :   *Lasers, *Patents, Laser cavities, Q switching, Faraday effect, Thermal stresses, Rotators, Polarization, Light pulses, Laser beams

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE