Accession Number : ADD011899

Title :   Method and Apparatus for Generating a Structured Light Beam Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Taboada,J ; Altschuler,B R

Report Date : 18 Jun 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Apparatus for simultaneously generating a space volume-filling structural light beam array utilizes a prism assembly which refracts a laser light beam so as to partition it into four separate segments. The four segments produced the two-by-two rectangular beam array by coherent interference of the segments. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ARRAYS, *LASER BEAMS, *MULTIPLE BEAMS(RADIATION), OPTICAL LENSES, GENERATORS, REFRACTION, PRISMS(OPTICS), ASSEMBLY, INTERFERENCE, LIGHT, COHERENCE

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE