Accession Number : ADD004074

Title :   Electronically Controlled Digital Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hutcheson,Lynn D ; Hughes,Richard Swart

Report Date : 12 Apr 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A tunable organic dye laser having an acoutic-optic beam deflector, a folded Lyot filter and a diffraction grating which produces a periodic, discrete (or digital) output. The period between discrete wavelengths in the output of the laser are easily varied electronically. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Dye lasers, *Tunable lasers, Digital systems, Acoustooptics, Diffraction gratings, Laser beams, Deflectors

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE