Accession Number:

ADD010783

Title:

Phase-Conjugate Resonator with a Double SBS Mirror.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The present invention is directed toward providing an improved phase-conjugate resonator in which undesirable characteristics are minimized or eliminated. The presented invention employs two moving grating devices as feedback mirrors at both ends of the resonator together with a spatial filter, an output coupler, and a laser gain medium. In particular, at least one of the moving gratings is a Brillouin SBS mirror and in some arrangements both gratings may be. It is therefore one object of the present invention to provide for an improved phase-conjugate resonator that eliminates doppler walkoff. Another object of the present invention is to provide for a resonator that can operate in a long-pulse mode without doppler walkoff.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE