Accession Number : ADD018003

Title :   Continuously Tunable UV CE:LISAF Solid State Laser.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Jan 95, patented 23 Jan 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Esterowitz, Leon ; Pinto, Joseph F

Report Date : 23 Jan 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An ultraviolet solid slate laser includes: (a) a laser cavity defined by a set of opposing mirrors, (b) a laser medium disposed in this laser cavity where this medium includes a LiSrAlF6 (LiSAF) host material doped with enough cerium ions to produce a longitudinal mode laser emission when this laser medium is pumped; and (c) a source of pumping radiation.

Descriptors :   *SOLID STATE LASERS, *PATENTS, *ULTRAVIOLET LASERS, LASER CAVITIES, MIRRORS, EMISSION, CERIUM, OPTICAL PUMPING

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE