Accession Number : ADD010004

Title :   Mid-Infrared Laser in Molecular Hydrogen.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Barr,Thomas A , Jr ; McCracken,William E ; McKnight,William B

Report Date : 03 Dec 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This report describes a new mid-infrared laser in hydrogen which produces an output when excited by a high voltage pulse discharge in a long, low loss cavity to produce laser action in three or more lines as output pulses with lengths varying from less than 1 microsecond to over 6 microseconds with wavelengths in the 3 micron bond including 3.71 microns, 3.77 microns, and 3.84 microns.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Infrared lasers, *Hydrogen, *Pulsed lasers, Laser cavities, Frequency, Variations, Inventions

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE