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Laser boresighting by second-harmonic generation
Author(s): Michael E. Adel; Robert A. Buckwald; Dario Cabib
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Paper Abstract

Weapons delivery systems frequently use laser designators which require boresighting with the visual line of sight. For systems based on the Nd .YAG laser (A = 1 . O6jnrt) , this may be achieved by a boresight collimator with a second harmonic generating crystal in its focal plane which reradiates collimated, visible light (A 0 . 53/nfl) . The conception, design and testing of such a device will be described along with a comparison with alternative technologies which demonstrates its superiority in terms of conversion efficiency, damage threshold and design versatility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1442, 7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49052
Show Author Affiliations
Michael E. Adel, CI Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Robert A. Buckwald, CI Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Dario Cabib, CI Systems Ltd. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1442:
7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering

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