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