Production Engineering Measure for Optical Pumps for Lasers.
Quarterly rept. no. 3, Jan-Mar 74,
ILC TECHNOLOGY INC SUNNYVALE CALIF
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The program is directed towards establishing a capability for manufacturing flashlamps to be used as optical pumps in liquid cooled and gas cooled laser systems. This report describes the work carried out during the third quarter of the program. Testing was carried out on the fully developed liquid cooled lamps Pump 1. Samples of a near optimal design of a gas cooled lamp Pump 2 were fabricated and tested. First Engineering Test Samples ETS of Pump 1 Pump 2 have been submitted for evaluation. Modifications to the GFP unit designated for fluorescent analysis measurements were completed. Additional modifications have been made to the high speed data acquisition and recording system supplied by ILC. The ILC laser to be used for testing Pump 1 was evaluated for efficiency. A shock and vibration fixture has been designed and completed for testing Pump 2. Engineering drawings for Pump 1 and Pump 2 have been completed. A production route sheet that is used in the manufacture of the lamps has been completed. Author
- Lasers and Masers
- Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems