Accession Number:

ADD002495

Title:

Surface Acoustic Wave Tuned Laser.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-01-06

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The patent describes tuning a laser with a piezoelectric crystal having a reflective surface, wherein surface acoustic waves deform the reflective surface of the crystal to create a diffraction grating.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE