Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system
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Analysis of a 10 megawatt space-based solar-pumped liquid neodymium laser system by U. H. Kurzweg

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lasers.,
  • Neodymium.,
  • Space sciences -- Research -- United States.

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StatementU.H. Kurzweg ; prepared for Langley Research Center.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3774., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-3774.
ContributionsUniversity of Florida., Langley Research Center., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17663532M

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