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Proceedings of the IEEE

Issue 10 • Date Oct. 1966

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s): c1
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  • Scanning the issue

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1233 - 1234
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  • [Intro. to issue on Optical Electronics]

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1234 - 1235
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  • Crystalline solid lasers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1236 - 1248
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    A survey of crystalline solid lasers is presented. Crystalline host materials are described, pointing out their characteristics pertinent for laser systems. Rare earth and transition metal impurities operated as lasers are tabulated and the role of sensitization in increasing the overall efficiency of laser systems is described. Characteristics of operating CW lasers are given, and some applicatio... View full abstract»

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  • Glass lasers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1249 - 1261
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (5)
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    After a general discussion of the merits of glass vs. crystals as host materials for laser ions, a summary is given of the various glass lasers. Because of its importance as an efficient, room temperature laser the properties of neodymium are considered in greater detail. This includes the nonlaser properties of Nd3+in glass, the spectral and temporal emission characteristics of Nd... View full abstract»

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  • Gas lasers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1262 - 1276
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    A review is given of the present status of gas discharge lasers, with particular attention to developments reported in 1965 and early 1966. Following a brief history, gas lasers are classified by types--neutral atom, ion, and molecular--and a comparison is given of the properties of the various types. A short discussion is given of noise and coherence properties. Detailed descriptions are given of... View full abstract»

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  • Semiconductor lasers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1276 - 1290
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    This paper is a review of semiconductor laser work. The principles of operation are discussed. The stress is on work since early 1964. The present state-of-the-art in GaAs junction lasers is described. View full abstract»

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  • Pressure shifts in a stabilized single wave-length helium-neon laser

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1290 - 1294
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    Frequency shifts of a 6328 Å single frequency laser stabilized on the Lamp dip have been measured as a function of total helium-neon pressure and for several gas mixtures. The total shift in the pressure region between 2 and 4 torr is about 40 MHz, with a constant region between 2 and 2.5 torr. A simplified theoretical treatment is given based upon collision broadened phase shifts and line wi... View full abstract»

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  • Computer applications of lasers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1295 - 1300
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    The applicability of lasers to the logic, mentory, input-output, and data transmission linkages portions of computers are analyzed qualitatively. The more promising potential applications are considered to lie in the memory, interconnection, and input-output areas, and the least promising in the fast logic area. Coherent optical data preprocessing is cited as an example of an already clearly usefu... View full abstract»

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  • Optical transmission research

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1300 - 1311
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    The availability of coherent sources producing usable amounts of power in the optical frequency range has stimulated considerable research in optical communications. Devices such as oscillators, modulators, detectors, and ancillary apparatus having desirable characteristics exist and are being used to design and build prototype terminals. Two possible media are being studied and means are being so... View full abstract»

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  • Laser beams and resonators

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1312 - 1329
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    This paper is a review of the theory of laser beams and resonators. It is meant to be tutorial in nature and useful in scope. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in the treatment. Rather, emphasis is placed on formulations and derivations which lead to basic understanding and on results which bear practical significance. View full abstract»

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  • Modes, phase shifts, and losses of flat-roof open resonators

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1329 - 1334
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    The integral equation of a "flat-roof resonator" is solved by the Fox and Li method of iteration in a number of particular cases. Mode patterns, phase shifts, and power losses are derived. A good overall agreement is found with the approximate theory previously developed by Toraldo di Francia. Some experimental tests carried out on a microwave model give a further confirmation of the theoretical p... View full abstract»

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  • High-speed photodetectors

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1335 - 1349
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    This paper is intended as a status report on high-speed detectors for the visible and near-infrared portion of the optical spectrum. Both vacuum and solid-state detectors are discussed, with the emphasis on those devices which can be used as direct (noncoherent) detectors of weak optical signals modulated at microwave frequencies. The best detectors for this application have internal current gain ... View full abstract»

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  • The antenna properties of optical heterodyne receivers

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1350 - 1356
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    An optical heterodyne receiver is, in effect, both a receiver and an antenna. As an antenna it has an effective aperture or capture cross section AR(Ω) for plane wave signals arriving from any direction Ω. The wavefront alignment between signal and local-oscillator (LO) beams required for effective optical heterodyning may be summarized in the "antenna theorem" ∫∫A... View full abstract»

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  • Nonlinear optics

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1357 - 1374
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    Recent advances in the field of nonlinear optical phenomena are reviewed with particular empphasis placed on such topics as parametric oscillation self-focusing and trapping of laser beams, and stimulated Raman, Rayleigh, and Brillouin scattering. The optical frequency radiation is treated classically in terms of the amplitudes and phases of the electromagnetic fields. The interactions of light wa... View full abstract»

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  • Electrooptic light modulators

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1374 - 1390
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    The field of electrooptic light modulation by means of the Pockels and Kerr effects in crystals is summarized with particular attention to communications applications using the optical maser. AH available data on electrooptic materials are tabulated, and design considerations and operating principles for various modulator configurations are outlined. View full abstract»

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  • A review of acoustooptical deflection and modulation devices

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1391 - 1401
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    A review of the principles of acoustooptical devices is given. Some very simple momentum conservation considerations indicate the optimum relationship between the optical and acoustic beam dimensions for various functions such as scanning or modulation. A calculation for the usual type of acoustic amplitude modulation is described, and serves as an example of the type of detailed considerations th... View full abstract»

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  • Stabilization and modulation of laser oscillators by internal time-varying perturbation

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1401 - 1413
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    The paper reviews the application of internal time-varying perturbation to the problem of laser mode control and stabilization. The spectral characteristics and time domain behavior obtained by means of phase type and loss type perturbations are considered. Two techniques which allow the attainment of high single frequency output powers from normally multimode lasers are described. A method for th... View full abstract»

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  • Carbon disulfide traveling-wave Kerr cells

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1414 - 1418
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    Carbon disulfide has identical microwave and optical dielectric constants, as well as extremely low optical and microwave loss. These properties make it possible to construct long traveling-wave fight modulators at microwave frequencies using the Kerr electrooptic effect induced in CS2by an electric field propagating on a TEM transmission line. Several experiments with traveling-wave Ke... View full abstract»

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  • Digital light deflectors

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1419 - 1429
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    Several electrooptic digital light deflection techniques have been proposed. The maximum number of resolvable deflection positions for all methods is determined, essentially, by economic reasons, the tolerable amount of background fight, and aberrations. In this paper, three different types of deflection methods (split angle, total internal reflection, Wollaston prism) are described. Design, const... View full abstract»

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  • A television display using acoustic deflection and modulation of coherent light

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1429 - 1437
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    Bragg reflection of laser light by ultrasonic waves in water produces the horizontal deflection in a television display. The ultrasonic waves are frequency-modulated with a sawtooth function. Deflection angles are small but there are 200 resolvable positions; the constant rate of angular change which characterizes a television scan permits the use of a wide optical aperture, leading to a small spo... View full abstract»

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  • A survey of laser beam deflection techniques

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1437 - 1444
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    Methods of high-resolution, high-speed, optical beam deflection and scanning are reviewed with respect to resolution and scanning frequency capabilities. A general description is given of external deflector devices in the categories of variable reflectors, variable refractors, birefringent deflectors, and interference deflectors. The different techniques are then evaluated on the basis of their ap... View full abstract»

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  • The equivalent circuit of the tunnel diode

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1451 - 1452
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  • A very low noise low frequency amplifier

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s):1452 - 1453
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  • Low-level microwave mixing in ruby

    Publication Year: 1966, Page(s): 1453
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