Accession Number:

AD0750680

Title:

Report of the 1971 JASON Laser Summer Study. Volume II. Supporting Appendices A-M,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA JASON DIV

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

216.0

Abstract:

The volume contains a summary of the current state of the art in laser devices and associated technology, plus discussions of the current and potential uses of lasers in the following areas medicine and biological research, communications, holography and information processing, chemical processing, atmospheric monitoring and air pollution detection, geophysics, industry, basic research in the physical sciences, and ignition of controlled thermonuclear reactions. The current status of laser safety standards and laws is also discussed. These articles provide the background for the conclusions and recommendations given in Volume I. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE