Accession Number:

AD0266583

Title:

MASERS: A STATE-OF-THE ART SURVEY

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NAVY UNDERWATER SOUND LAB NEW LONDON CONN

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Report Date:

1961-08-21

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A survey of masermicrowave amplification by stimulated emission of radiationtheory and technology is presented, to provide a basis whereby future maser potentialities may be determined. The study includes a brief historical sketch and an introduction to the theoretical concepts involved, a treatment of the various types of masers, their associated techniques and characteristics, a consideration of maser materials, operating parameters, and design limitations. It concludes with a discussion of present and future applications, particularly those relating to the program at USNUSL. An extensive bibliography is included. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE