Accession Number : AD0437864


Title :   EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION OF SUN POWERED LASER TRANSMITTER


Descriptive Note : Interim engineering rept. no. 2, Aug-Nov 62


Corporate Author : AMERICAN OPTICAL CORP SOUTHBRIDGE MA


Personal Author(s) : Lamarre, D A ; Simpson, G R ; Thorburn, M R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/437864.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1962


Pagination or Media Count : 43


Abstract : This report published describes the continuing effort of experimentation and design leading to the delivery of an experimental model of a sunpowered laser transmitter. The design and fabrication of the transmitter is discussed with respect to the optical system and mount. An experimental Nd- doped CaWo4 Laser is described. Related to this description are integral pump optics requirements, fabrication problems and thermal considerations of the unit. Experimental Nd-doped glass lasers are discussed in both the short- and long-fiber configurations. (Author)


Descriptors :   *OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS , *LASERS , HEAT EXCHANGERS , GLASS , THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY , POWER , SOLAR RADIATION , CALCIUM COMPOUNDS , NEODYMIUM , INDIUM , TRANSMITTER RECEIVERS , SILVER , HEAT SINKS , SUN , IMPREGNATION , OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS , TUNGSTATES


Subject Categories : Telemetry


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE