Accession Number:

ADA156167

Title:

Linear Absorption and Scattering of Laser Beams

Descriptive Note:

Environmental research papers

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Report Date:

1984-09-27

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

This report describes the linear transmission effects of the atmosphere on laser beams and gives examples of high resolution FASCODE model predictions of transmittance for carbon dioxide, deuterium fluoride, Hydrogen fluoride, Neodymium - Yttrium alluminum garnet, Iodine, and Excimer laser wavelengths. Keywords Atmospheric transmittance Laser attenuation Linear propagation Infrared Visible Molecular absorption Aerosol extinction Aerosol absorption.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE