Accession Number : ADD015317

Title :   Laser Beam Stop.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 31 May 90, Patented 28 Jan 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Thompson, Richard B

Report Date : 28 Jan 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A laser beam stop is constructed having a uniquely designed cell filled with a solution or suspension of an absorbing species chosen to absorb the wavelength of light emitted by the laser. The position and strength of the laser beam are indicated by the strength and depth of penetration of the fluorescence excited by the laser.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *RADIATION ABSORPTION, *FLUIDS, CELLS, DEPTH, FLUORESCENCE, LASER BEAMS, LASERS, LIGHT, PENETRATION, LASER INDUCED FLUORESCENCE

Subject Categories : Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE