Accession Number:

ADD009679

Title:

Programmable Multifunction Laser.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1982-07-30

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

This multi-format modulated laser may be programmed to produce a variety of output waveforms by applying a different one of a plurality of modulating waveforms thereto. The outputs can includes continuous waves, both modulated and unmodulated, Q-switched pulses, cavity dumped pulses, shaped pulses and mode locked pulses. The laser is provided with an intracavity electro-optic modulator and may comprise two coupled cavities with a gain cell in one cavity and the modulator in the other cavity. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE