Accession Number : ADD010882
Title : Distributed Feedback Laser Employing the Stark Effect.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Tobin,M S
Report Date : 15 Nov 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : This invention relates to lasers and more particularly to mirrorless, distributed-feedback lasers. This document describes an apparatus and method for producing distributed feedback in a laser. Electrodes, formed on opposite sides of a waveguide cavity, form a spatially periodic electric field in an amplification medium which exhibits the Stark effect. The field induces a modulation in the laser gain function of the medium which produces laser feedback.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Gas lasers, *Stark effect, Distributed amplifiers, Feedback, Electric fields, Waveguides, Laser cavities, Perturbations, Scattering, Electrodes, Modulation, Gain
Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE