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):

Report Date:

1973-03-27

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE