Improved High Power, Eye Safe, Solid State Laser"

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 28066
Amount: $749,994.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1996
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
15 Industrial Park, Waldwick, NJ, 07463
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Stolzenberger
 (201) 612-0060
Business Contact
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Research Institution
The objective of the proposed effort is to design an all solid-state, eye-safe (1.5 um) laser that will abe superior to existing eye-safe lasers in terms of power, efficiency, cost, and beam quality. The proposed laser system is based on solid-state Raman shifting of Nd:YAG laser radiation using barium nitrate. Several designs will be presented and performance characteristics (based on properties determined in this investigation as well as previously published data) for each design will be given. This will allow for the selection of the design(s) that hold the greatest potential further development based on their respective commercial and technological impact. In addition, this effort will provide the foundation for further exploitation of solid-state Raman shifting to produce additional sources of coherent radiation at currently unavailable wavelengths.

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