Accession Number : ADD008221

Title :   Frequency Selectable Q-Switched Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Curtis,Richard A ; Webb,William E

Report Date : 22 Sep 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A laser is Q-switched through a laser medium, a rotating mirror, one or more apertures and to one or more diffraction gratings. The location of the diffraction gratings being different so as to provide for different pulse intervals and different pre-selected frequencies along the laser axis. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Pulsed lasers, *Tuning, *Q switching, Laser cavities, Gratings(Spectra), Frequency, Selection, Mirrors, Apertures

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE