Accession Number:

ADA137490

Title:

Manufacturing Methods and Technology (MM&T) Program. 10.6 Micrometer Carbon Dioxide TEA (Transverely Excited Atmospheric) Lasers

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 3 Apr 1981-30 Jun 1983

Corporate Author:

RAYTHEON CO SUDBURY MA ELECTRO-OPTICS SYSTEMS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

174.0

Abstract:

This report documents the efforts of Raytheon Company to conduct a manufacturing methods and technology MMT program for 10.6 micrometer carbon dioxide TEA lasers. A set of laser parameters is given and a conforming tube design is described. Results of thermal and mechanical stress analyses are detailed along with a procedure for assembling and testing the laser tube. Also provided are purchase specifications for optics and process specifications for some of the essential operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE