Accession Number : ADD008327

Title :   Polarization Suppression of Parasitic Modes.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chester,Arthur N

Report Date : 26 Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : In a multi-pass laser optical system, orthogonal polarization of any two immediately adjacent optical passes allows suppression of internal parasitics caused by overlap of laser radiation on successive passes through a laser oscillator or amplifier, allowing increased operating efficiency and closer spacing of adjacent optical paths. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Laser cavities, *Mirrors, *Laser amplifiers, Gas lasers, Laser beams, Fresnel integrals, Laser materials, Overlap, Internal, Efficiency, Lasers, Polarization, Paths, Orthogonality, Oscillators, Optics, Suppression

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE