Accession Number : ADD005336

Title :   Surface Acoustic Wave Tuning for Lasers.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Rahn,John P ; Hughes,Richard S

Report Date : 28 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A tunable laser using surface acoustic waves in the sides of a piezoelectric prism to provide two reflective diffraction gratings for tuning the resonant cavity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Tunable lasers, Prisms(Optics), Surface waves

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE