Accession Number : ADD011255

Title :   High Energy Laser Mirror.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wells,J D

Report Date : 17 Apr 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A high energy laser mirror-heat exchanger is described which comprises a faceplate supporting a mirrored surface, a manifold plate adjacent the faceplate and defining a plurality of passageways for distributing fluid coolant to the adjacent faceplate surface, a heat exchanger adjacent the manifold plate having a plurality of wall members configured in a isogrid configuration which may define a plurality of triangularly shaped passageways therebetween for conducting coolant to the manifold plate the intersections of said wall members defining a plurality of insulated passageways for conducting coolant away from said manifold plate, and a backing plate attached to the heat exchanger including coolant inlet and outlet means. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Laser materials, *Mirrors, *Heat exchangers, High energy, Faceplates, Liquid cooling, Inlets, Configurations, Surfaces

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE