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Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system

U. H Kurzweg

Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system

by U. H Kurzweg

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lasers,
  • Neodymium,
  • Space sciences -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.H. Kurzweg ; prepared for Langley Research Center
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3774
    ContributionsUniversity of Florida, Langley Research Center, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14931305M

    Space-based solar power would bring numerous benefits over its terrestrial counterparts. One of the major benefits is that the power generation will be clean. Unlike, coal, oil, or natural gas based power plants; space-based solar power will only release greenhouse gasses once, during Size: KB. Another group of direct solar-pumped lasers rely on the electronic-vibrational excitation produced by sunlight [Laser power to a Lunar Base] to power the laser action. Two systems are being actively studied. The first is a liquid neodymium (Nd) ion laser, which absorbs throughout the visible spectrum and emits in the near-infrared at m.

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Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system by U. H Kurzweg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conducting a systems study on a 10 MW ( x HP) solar pumped liquid neodymium laser. It is our purpose here to discuss the characteristics of such a space based laser system including information on the concentrator size, the laser configuration and radiator requirements.

A ten megawatt solar-pumped continuous liquid laser system for space applications is examined. It is found that a single inflatable mirror of m diameter used in conjunction with a conical secondary concentrator is sufficient to side pump a liquid neodymium lasant in an annular tube of 6 m length and 1 m outer and m inner diameter.

Get this from a library. Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system. [U H Kurzweg; University of Florida.; Langley Research Center.; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.]. A ten megawatt solar-pumped continuous liquid laser system for space applications is examined. It is found that a single inflatable mirror of m diameter used in conjunction with a conical secondary concentrator is sufficient to side pump a liquid neodymium lasant in an annular tube of 6 m length and 1 m outer and m inner : U.

Kurweg. If YAG were the host medium, a 1-MW solar-pumped laser need only be sq m in area and cm thick, which is already possible. In addition. Conway's 15 research works with 69 citations and reads, including: A kW Module Power Station of Directly Solar-Pumped Iodine Laser. To make this possible, the satellite’s solar power beaming system employs a diode-pumped alkali laser.

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Therefore, the total power supplied by the. Nd:YAG (neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet; Nd:Y 3 Al 5 O 12) is a crystal that is used as a lasing medium for solid-state dopant, triply ionized neodymium, Nd(III), typically replaces a small fraction (1%) of the yttrium ions in the host crystal structure of the yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG), since the two ions are of similar size.

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Interestingly, it is the radiator panels that are the most difficult to scale up, at about 25 kg/kW. cylindrical laser. For a cooled liquid Neodymium laser this concentration should be sufficient to make lasing possible. Remember that at the earth’s surface un-concentrated sunlight has a solar flux of approximately 1kw/m2.

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