Flow Attenuator for Use with Liquid Cooled Laser Mirrors.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A flow attenuator is described which is utilized to direct coolant flow to liquid cooled laser mirrors and in so doing substantially eliminates the liquid flow induced jitter generally associates with such flow. The flow attenuator has a housing in which is formed a centrally located passageway. The passsageway branches into a plurality of substanially radially extending contoured chambers. A distribution screen is removably interposed between the passageway and the chambers in order to substantially reduce the noise within the coolant liquid as it passes through the attenuator to the laser mirrors. Authors
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