CW EXCIMER LASER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$500,000.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6281
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Potomac Photonics Inc.
Univ Of Maryland Building 335, College Park, MD, 20742
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
C Paul Christensen
(301) 454-4973
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
INVESTIGATION OF A NEW TYPE OF RARE GAS HALIDE EXCIMER LASER IS PROPOSED. THE NEW DEVICE IS POTENTIALLY CAPABLE OF CONTINUOUS ULTRAVIOLET OUTPUT AND UTILIZES MICROWAVE DISCHARGE EXCITATION OF MULTIATMOSPHERIC GAS MIXTURES IN NARROW-BORE HOLLOW WAVEGUIDES. RECOMBINATION OF HALOGEN MOLECULES DISSOCIATED DURING THE DISCHARGE IS ACCELERATED BY RAPID DIFFUSION OF THE MOLECULAR FRAGMENTS TO THE WALL OF THE NARROW-BORE TUBE.

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