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A survey of beam-combining technologies for laser space power transmission

A survey of beam-combining technologies for laser space power transmission

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va .
Written in English

  • Laser beams.,
  • Power transmission.

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    Other titlesSurvey of beam combining technologies for laser space power transmission.
    StatementJ.H. Kwon, M.D. Williams, and J.H. Lee.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 101529.
    ContributionsWilliams, M. D., Lee, J. H., Langley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17661039M

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Methods are surveyed for beam combination (coherent and incoherent) and two of. A Survey of Beam-Combining Technologies at for Laser Space Power Transmission t W Summary Laser beams of high optical quality and high average power (~ 1 MW) are t es._ntial for effective and practical power transmission in space.

Such laser beams could be obtained by combining multiple laser arrays. i In this survey, a review of various beam. Compared with coherent beam combining, the technique of spectral beam combining has the great advantage of not requiring mutual temporal coherence of the combined eliminates some important technical challenges and makes it much easier to obtain stable operation at high power levels.

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