Accession Number:

AD0621630

Title:

OPTICAL TRANSMITTER TECHNIQUES

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. for 15 Jul-15 Oct 1964

Corporate Author:

XEROX ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS PASADENA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Work is described directed toward the design and fabrication of a gas laser oscillator and a solid-state chelate laser operating at wavelengths ranging from 5.0 to 0.3 microns. During the reporting period, the optimized material using sensitized fluorescence was tested for laser action. Under the high energy intensities of flashes, photo-reaction products are detected. This problem has been solved using new sensitizers andor new solvents. But the quantum field is somewhat low with these sensitizers. Work is in progress to improve the quantum field. The mechanisms of the energy transfer in chelates have been further clarified and it is shown that the optical pumping scheme in the rare-earth chelate to achieve population inversion does not involve any inefficient process.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE