Accession Number:

ADA556155

Title:

Temperature Gradients In Diode-pumped Alkali Lasers

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT/DEPT OF ENGINEERING PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-01-18

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Localized heating in diode-pumped alkali lasers induces spatial variations in metal vapor density, leading to a reduction in laser power.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE