Accession Number : AD0163938


Title :   Water-Cooled Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Infrared Imaging Device.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Horton,Richard F.


Report Date : 27 MAR 1973


Pagination or Media Count : 9


Abstract : The patent describes an infrared imaging device for the detection and measurement of hazardous irradiances in a laser beam caused by atmospheric scintillation. The 10.6 micrometer field is displayed visibly through the use of cholesteric liquid crystals on a water-cooled mylar film.


Descriptors :   (*INFRARED DETECTORS, *PATENTS), (*COHERENT RADIATION, INFRARED DETECTORS), GAS LASERS, INFRARED LASERS, SCINTILLATION


Subject Categories : LASERS AND MASERS
      INFRARED DETECTION AND DETECTORS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE