Accession Number : ADD003650

Title :   Acousto-Optically Tuned Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hughes,Richard Swart ; Imbert,Michel Paul ; Nowicki,Thomas F

Report Date : 07 Dec 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A tunable laser is described wherein the tuning element is intracavity and comprises a polarizing prism for linearly polarizing the beam, and an electronically tunable filter backed by a retroreflective surface.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Tunable lasers, *Tuning devices, *Acoustooptics, Dye lasers, Reflectors, Prisms(Optics), Crystal filters

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE