Accession Number:

ADA083930

Title:

A Multiple Pulse CO2 TEA Laser for Use in Thermal Blooming Studies,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT ALDERMASTON (ENGLAND)

Report Date:

1980-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The design, performance and operating characteristics of a multiple pulse CO2 TEA laser constructed at AWRE for use in thermal blooming studies is described. Using unstable resonator optics, at the maximum pulse repetition frequency of approx. 10.4 Hz, this laser yielded a good quality output beam of mean power 28 or - 2 W. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE