Frequency-Agile Intermediate Power Diode-Pumped Solid State Laser

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 18055
Amount: $50,713.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1992
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Science & Engineering
4040 Blackburn Lane, Suite, 105, Burtonsville, MD, 20866
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Hyo Sang Lee
 (301) 989-1896
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Research Institution
Frequency agile, intermediate power laser is being developed for diffractive beam steering and remote laser induced emission spectroscopy from spaceborne platforms. The system is an efficient compact, tunable, solid-state laser designed by combining the advent of high power laser diode arrays, with the unique characteristics of the new laser crystal, Cr:LiSAF. The laser which has a tuning range extending from 780 to 1010 nm will be Q-switched at up to 1 kHz repetition rate and frequency doubled using a second harmonic generator crystal to generate short pulses with 1 mJ/pulse energy, and tunable in the 390-500 nm range. The laser system is a logical extension of the conventional solid-state lasers with substantial improvements of efficiency, size, weight, and repetition rate.

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