Accession Number:

ADA011287

Title:

Study of Ultraviolet Lasers.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Mar 75-28 Feb 75,

Corporate Author:

IBM THOMAS J WATSON RESEARCH CENTER YORKTOWN HEIGHTS N Y

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The present work deals with the generation of coherent light in the UV 4000 A to 2000 A and VUV 2000 A spectral regions. During the present reporting period, research has been directed toward detailed measurements and calculations leading to a better understanding of the VUV lasers, improved laser engineering, using harmonic generation as an alternative to direct excitation, and investigating ion beams as a new means of exciting laser media. The overall goal has been to seek more efficient pumping schemes in order to better deal with the problem of even larger excitation powers required at still shorter wavelengths.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE