Accession Number:

ADA025268

Title:

Experimental Studies of a Continuous-Wave HF(DF) Confocal Unstable Resonator.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF AEROPHYSICS LAB

Report Date:

1976-05-03

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

A series of experiments were performed on a continuous-wave HFDF multiline edge-coupled confocal unstable resonator at The Aerospace Corporation MESA facility. Experimental techniques were developed to measure remotely from a blockhouse the output power, the near-field intensity distribution, the spatially resolved spectral content of the near field, and the far-field power distribution. A new technique in which a variable aperture calorimeter absorbing scraper VACAS was used for measuring the continuous-wave output power from an unstable resonator with variable-mode geometry and without the use of an output coupling mirror was developed.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE