Accession Number:

ADA512652

Title:

Development of Ceramic Laser Element

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 22 Apr 2008-22 Apr 2009

Corporate Author:

WORLD-LAB CO LTD NAGOYA (JAPAN)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-11-24

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Practical laser generation from polycrystalline ceramic materials has become available furthermore, it is expected that ceramic laser technology will completely surpass the conventional glass and single crystal laser technologies in the future. In this work development of high quality ceramic laser materials was successfully done by control on macro-, micro- and nano-structural refinement. Transparency and optical homogeneity were confirmed to be high enough for the development of high power laser generation. In addition optical defects such as residual pores and atomic defects were hardly observed in the fabricated ceramic laser elements.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Crystallography
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE