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Optical Technologies for Arming, Safing, Fuzing, and Firing

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Volume Number: 5871
Date Published: 2 September 2005

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A laser ignition system for the M230 cannon
Author(s): John M. Hirlinger; Gregory C. Burke; Richard A. Beyer; Scott J. Hamlin; Thomas Doris
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Laser sources for medium caliber cannon ignition
Author(s): Scott J. Hamlin; Richard A. Beyer; Gregory C. Burke; John M. Hirlinger; James Martin; Daniel L. Rhonehouse
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Optical triggering for enhanced safety
Author(s): Pat Smith; Clif Briner; Todd Plichta; Richard Shagam; Alan Mar; Mike Cich; Albert Baca; Dennis Martin; Glenn Omdahl
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Optical firing system
Author(s): Prescott D. Sundvold; William B. Hageman
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Monolithic passively Q-switched Cr:Nd:GSGG microlaser
Author(s): Randal L. Schmitt
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Design considerations for multi-fiber injection
Author(s): D. M. Brown; F. M. Dickey; W. J. Thomes Jr.
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Radiation-induced optical response of single-crystal and polycrystalline YAG
Author(s): A. Vaddigiri; K. Simmons-Potter; W. J. Thomes; D. C. Meister
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On the development of a laser detonator
Author(s): Adrian Akinci; Keith Thomas; Alan Munger; Lawrence Nunn; Steven Clarke; Michael Johnson; James Kennedy; David Montoya
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Laser ignition for artillery cannon
Author(s): Richard A. Beyer
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Laser initiation thresholds of a 'green' aluminum/molybdenum-trioxide metastable intermolecular composite and other pyrotechnics
Author(s): Stephen L. Howard; Jeffrey B. Morris; Richard A. Beyer; Scott J. Hamlin; James Martin; Gregory C. Burke; Thomas Doris
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Power over fiber: a review of replacing copper by fiber in critical applications
Author(s): J.-G. Werthen; S. Widjaja; T.-C. Wu; J. Liu
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High efficient photovoltaic power converter suitable for 920nm to 970nm InGaAs laser diodes
Author(s): James Liu; Ta-Chung Wu; Mort Cohen; Jan G. Werthen
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Watt range electrical power output through single optical fiber for remote, safe, isolated powering applications
Author(s): Ta-Chung Wu; James Liu; Jan-Gustav Werthen
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High voltage series connected Si photovoltaic cells
Author(s): Rupal K. Patel; Robert D. Nasby; David J. Stein; Alex H. Hsia; Reid S. Bennett
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A polyspectral LADAR optical breakscreen projectile sensor for reactive countermeasure queuing
Author(s): Robert J. Grasso; Patricia A. Bodan; M. J. Smith; Jefferson E. Odhner; Eldon M. Sutphin; John A. McNeil; Robert V. McDaniel
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Advanced optical fuzing technology
Author(s): Christian M. von der Lippe; J. Jiang Liu
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Photonics technology development for optical fuzing
Author(s): K. M. Geib; D. K. Serkland; G. A. Keeler; G. M. Peake; A. Mar; C. M. von der Lippe; J. J. Liu
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Methodology of growing gigantic sapphire for GSLW project
Author(s): Artoush A. Abgaryan; Gomidas Hartounian
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Nd:YAG breech mounted laser igniter
Author(s): Christopher R. Hardy; Michael J. Myers; John D. Myers; Robert L. Gadson; Joseph Leone; Josiah W. Fay; Kevin Boyd
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