1 April 1991 Laser boresighting by second-harmonic generation
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Proceedings Volume 1442, 7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.49052
Event: 7th Meeting of Optical Engineering in Israel, 1990, Tel-Aviv, Israel
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.
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Michael E. Adel, Michael E. Adel, Robert A. Buckwald, Robert A. Buckwald, Dario Cabib, Dario Cabib, } "Laser boresighting by second-harmonic generation", Proc. SPIE 1442, 7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49052; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.49052
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