Accession Number:

ADA010484

Title:

Gasdynamic Lasers: Theory Experiment and the State of the Art

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK DEPT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

176.0

Abstract:

A set of lecture notes is presented for use in a course on Gasdynamic Lasers. The subject matter includes Physics considerations, calculation of gasdynamic laser performance, comparison between theory and experiment, optical cavity considerations and fluid-dynamic problems. The approach is to present the basic physics and aerodynamics leading to actual ability to design a gasdynamic laser.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Lasers and Masers
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE