Accession Number : ADD013128

Title :   Modulated Optical Energy Source.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 16 Oct 85, patented 26 May 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Matosian,Kenneth R ; Sterritt,Lanny W ; Stubbs,David M ; Lemons,Thomas M

Report Date : 26 May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An optical radiant energy source capable of far infrared spectrum operation and on-off energy modulation without interruption of the radiation sources operating temperature characteristics. Provisions for radiant energy dissipation as part of the modulation, for achieving uniform output beam dispersion over a specified area, and for airframe mounting of the disclosed apparatus are also included.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *INFRARED LAMPS, *LIGHT MODULATORS, FAR INFRARED RADIATION, INFRARED SPECTRA, MODULATION, RADIATION, DISSIPATION, THERMAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE