Accession Number:

AD0679143

Title:

OPTICAL PUMPS FOR LASERS. PHASE II.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 66-30 Jun 68,

Corporate Author:

WESTINGHOUSE RESEARCH LABS PITTSBURGH PA

Report Date:

1968-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

379.0

Abstract:

The work covered in this report is separated into three tasks. Task I describes the way high efficiency continuous pumping of NdYAG has been achieved through the use of spectral additive lamps. Task II describes the development of a long life xenon flash lamp suitable for pumping NdYAG at high repetition rates. Task III describes the development of theoretical techniques for determining the spectra from lamps so that in conjunction with a known absorption spectrum from a laser material, the most efficient pump can be predicted. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE