Accession Number:

ADA167045

Title:

Sidearm Stimulated Scattering Phase-Conjugated Laser Resonator,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

We have demonstrated a novel self Q switched phase conjugated laser resonator in which a stimulated scattering SS phase conjugate mirror is placed in a sidearm located outside the conventional starter cavity. A Q switched energy output of 200 mJ was obtained using cyclohexane liquid as the SS medium. Energy output was 20-40 less when carbon disulfide was used as the SS medium. Periodic substructure superimposed upon the Q-switched pulse envelope suggests that a rgnerative amplification or mode-beating mechanism can be used to explain the resonator operation.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE