IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - 200-MW 2.026-/spl mu/m He/Ar/Xe pump laser for space propulsion

2003 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO/Europe 2003)

Author(s): F.P. Boody
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2003
Conference Location: Munich, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 22 June 2003
Page Count: 1
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-7734-6
DOI: 10.1109/CLEOE.2003.1312158
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Remote laser propulsion can launch kg-ton payloads to earth orbit without also launching much higher quantities of fuel. He/Ar/Xe is the best nuclear-pumped laser (NPL) for steady-state operation... View More

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