Accession Number : ADD017262

Title :   Silicate Gel Dye Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 31 Mar 93, patented 12 Jul 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lee, Ilzoo ; Covino-Hrbacek, Josephine

Report Date : 12 Jul 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A dye laser comprising a solid state laser medium and a pumping energy source, the laser medium comprising a lasing concentration of a water or alcohol soluble organic dye which is incorporated into a hydrolyzed silicon organometallic solution, and forming a gel which is dried to form a transparent silicate glass which is doped with the organic dye.

Descriptors :   *DYE LASERS, *GELS, *SILICATES, *PATENTS, SOLID STATE LASERS, SOURCES, WATER, ENERGY, TRANSPARENCE, ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS, GLASS, ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, DOPING, SOLUBILITY, HYDROLYSIS, ALCOHOLS, PUMPING

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE