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Title: An optical switch

Abstract

The invention is a gas mixture for a diffuse discharge switch having an electron attaching gas wherein electron attachment is brought about by indirect excitation of molecules to long live states by exposure to laser light. 3 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
6883546
Patent Number(s):
6044178
Application Number:
ON: DE89000215
Assignee:
to Dept. of Energy
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06T - IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; SWITCHES; DESIGN; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; FLUORINE COMPOUNDS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INVENTIONS; LASERS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; Q-SWITCHING; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; 420300* - Engineering- Lasers- (-1989); 400500 - Photochemistry

Citation Formats

Christophorou, L G, and Hunter, S R. An optical switch. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Christophorou, L G, & Hunter, S R. An optical switch. United States.
Christophorou, L G, and Hunter, S R. Thu . "An optical switch". United States.
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year = {1987},
month = {4}
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