Accession Number:

ADP011187

Title:

A New Approach to Rugged Optical Components With High Spectral and Angular Selectivity

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA ORLANDO SCHOOL OF OPTICS/CREOL

Report Date:

2001-07-23

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

This is a report on a new materials technology, PTR glass, which will make possible rugged, lower cost, light weight optical components having wide application to both low-power and high-power laser systems. Applications we forsee include both spectral and angular beam steering and beam scanning, high resolution beam filtering, reflecting, transmitting, splitting, beam combining, and correcting of aberrations in telescopes and other optical systems. This PTR glass and some of these components are being produced at CREOL. I shall report our results to date in achieving these applications.

Subject Categories:

  • Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE