1 May 1992 Power beaming research at NASA
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Proceedings Volume 1628, Intense Laser Beams; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.58989
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
NASA's current research activities to evaluate laser power beaming systems are summarized with regard to their applications of greatest interest. Key technical certainties and uncertainties pertaining to laser power beaming systems appropriate for space applications are quantified. A path of development is presented that includes maturation of key technology components for reliable laser and millimeter wave power beaming systems during the 1990s.
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John D. G. Rather, John D. G. Rather, } "Power beaming research at NASA", Proc. SPIE 1628, Intense Laser Beams, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58989; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.58989


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