Accession Number:

AD0272231

Title:

SUBMILLIMETER WAVE MASER

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Corporate Author:

LABORATORY FOR ELECTRONICS INC BOSTON MASS

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Report Date:

1961-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A unsuccessful attempt to ge erat submillimeter waves 600 micron wavelengths by Maser action, using sodium vapor as the medium, D2 sodium line as the pump frequency, and a quartz tube as a resonator is reported. The hypothesis, experimental approach and procedure, as well as the sodium cell, source of pumping frequency, and optical system, are described. Possible reasons for failure are examined. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE