Accession Number : ADD010341

Title :   Non-Obstructing Laser Beam Sampling Meter.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Roberts,Thomas G ; Honeycutt,Thomas E

Report Date : 31 May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Document describes an non-obstructing laser beam sampling meter which measures the power output of a laser by utilizing the optogalvanic effect in the electrode space of a glow discharge which is made to operate on the left side of the Paschen curve where breakdown voltage increases with decreasing pressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Power meters, *Laser beams, Power measurement, Output, Sampling, Photoelectric effect, Electrodes, Glow discharges, Chambers, Windows, Circuits, Rare gases

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE