Accession Number : ADD011600
Title : Ground Slot Waveguide Laser.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Chenausky,P ; Drinkwater,E H ; Laughman,L M
Report Date : 18 Mar 1985
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : A method of fabricating C02 waveguide type lasers of the type comprising a slot formed in a broad surface of a hard ceramic material, comprising grinding the slot in a conventional surface grinding machine in two steps. The first step utilizes a coarse grinding wheel and the second a finer grinding wheel. The resultant laser cavity can produce high optical power output when provided with RF excitation.
Descriptors : *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *CARBON DIOXIDE LASERS, WAVEGUIDE SLOTS, LASER CAVITIES, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, EXCITATION
Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE