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Solid state laser systems for space application

Solid state laser systems for space application

NASA grant NAG5-1319 : fo[u]rth semi-annual report, Summer "93

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interferometry.,
  • Laser interferometers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard B. Kay; principal investigator.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-194133.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15383460M

    FACT BOOK FACT BOOK U.S. NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY Director of Naval Center for Space Technology Space Systems Development Department Spacecraft Engineering Department Laser propagation Solid-state and fiber lasers High-power microwave sources Electromagnetic launchers (railguns). Modules Pulsed Laser Flashlamps and Power Supplies, CW Nd:YAG Laser Systems, and Pulsed Solid-State Laser Systems - go into considerable detail on the theory as well as some more practical information related to solid state lasers.

    Solid state lasers emits infrared light at they have lasing material distributed in a solid matrix. Figure 2. Solid state laser. Gas lasers (helium and helium-neon, HeNe, are the most common gas lasers) have a output of a visible red light. Figure 3. Gas lasers. 50% New or Revised Homework Problems. Summary of key concepts at end of each chapter. Answers to Selected Problems in the back of the book. Updated discussion of device fabrication processes and CMOS integrated circuit technology provides a useful understanding of how semiconductor devices are made.. Discussion of advanced MOS and bipolar processes and structures such as high-k gate Availability: This item is out of print and has .

    Laser Development at Lincoln Laboratory Two-Dimensional Surface-Emitting Arrays of GaAs/AlGaAs Diode Lasers Microlens Integration with Diode Lasers and Coherent Phase Locking of Laser Arrays. The most current guide to solid state polymerization Solid State Polymerization (SSP)is an indispensable tool in the design, manufacture, and study of polymers, plastics, and fibers. SSP presents significant advantages over other polymerization techniques due to low operating temperatures, inexpensive equipment, and simple and environmentally sound procedures.


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Mode locking. Mode locking of solid-state lasers and fiber lasers has wide applications, as large-energy ultra-short. Solid-state lasers include all optically pumped lasers in which the gain medium is a solid. The best-known solid-state lasers are the: a) ruby laser ( nm) (visible region).

b) Nd:YAG laser with neodymium-doped yttrium–aluminum garnet matrix ( nm). c) Titanium–sapphire laser (– nm) and other solid-state tunable vibronic lasers. d) rare-earth elements other than neodymium. @article{osti_, title = {Advanced solid-state lasers}, author = {Jenssen, H.P. and Dube, G.}, abstractNote = {This volume is the Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Advanced Solid State Lasers (formerly Tunable Solid State Lasers), and emphasized recent results in solid-state laser research, development, design, and performance.

Also presented were advances in nonlinear optics and. 4 1 Lasers: Fundamentals, Types, and Operations N N E 0 E E 1 E 3 E 0 E E 1 2 Fast decay Fast decay Fast decay Pumping Pumping Lasing Lasing (a) (b) Figure Energy level diagram for (a) three- and (b) four level laser systems.

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The Laser Area Defense System (LADS) is an extremely mobile solid-state laser, which can fire a beam at extended ranges. Not much information is available on this weapon. But, allegedly it will be used to shoot rockets, UAVs, ships and other targets, which its specification sheet says are a “growing concern for military and civilian leaders.

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This breadth and the still-growing application of semiconductor lasers arise from the fundamental advantage, as compared to most other laser types such as gas- or solid-state lasers, of operating using direct current injection to provide population inversion, which also leads to high electrical to optical power conversion efficiency of up to.

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IPG’s High Power CW Fiber Lasers cover output power range from 1 kW to over kW and feature a wide range of operating wavelengths, single-mode and multi-mode options, high stability and extremely long pump diode lifetime.

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