Accession Number : ADD013062

Title :   Ring Laser with Wavefront Conjugating Beams.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 29 Apr 82, patented 25 Jun 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Diels,Jean-Claude

Report Date : 25 Jun 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An improvement for a ring laser gyro employs insertion of a wavefront conjugating coupling element inside a laser cavity to reduce the lock-in threshold and to reduce the imbalance between the amplitudes of the opposite direction traveling waves (ODTW) in homogeneously broadened rotating ring lasers.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *GYROSCOPES, *RING LASERS, TRAVELING WAVES, THRESHOLD EFFECTS, LASER CAVITIES, WAVEFRONTS

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE