Accession Number:

AD0658858

Title:

COHERENT LIGHT TRANSMITTER.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 14 Dec 65-1 May 67,

Corporate Author:

MARTIN CO ORLANDO FLA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

The nuclear-pumped laser could, in theory, provide a small, efficient source of coherent optical radiation capable of many years of untended operation. The main deterrent to its realization is existence of the laser cutoff effect quenching of laser action by high energy radiation. An hypothesis based on electron-induced superradiance is in agreement with the experiment. A low threshold laser material, YAGCr-Nd, has been found to resist this effect up to doses of 960 rads. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE