Accession Number : ADD010936

Title :   Replaceable Diffraction Gratings for Cooled Laser Optics.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gowan,J G

Report Date : 17 Jan 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An improved optical diffraction grating for high energy laser systems is described which comprises a disk or wafer of suitable material, such a single crystal silicon, having on one side thereof the desired grating lines and pattern, the other side thereof abutting the surface of the heat exchanger or other supporting substructure and being held thereon by vacuum means. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gratings(Spectra), *Optical materials, *Diffraction analysis, *Laser applications, Replacement, Single crystals, Silicon, Wafers, Disks, Heat exchangers, Tuning, Laser beams

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE