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Title: Laser beam alignment apparatus and method

Abstract

The disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for laser beam alignment. Thermoelectric properties of a disc in a laser beam path are used to provide an indication of beam alignment and/or automatic laser alignment.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Martinez, CA
  2. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863763
Patent Number(s):
4243888
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01B - MEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
laser; beam; alignment; apparatus; method; disclosure; relates; thermoelectric; properties; disc; path; provide; indication; automatic; beam alignment; laser beam; disclosure relates; beam path; thermoelectric properties; alignment apparatus; /250/374/

Citation Formats

Gruhn, Charles R, and Hammond, Robert B. Laser beam alignment apparatus and method. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Gruhn, Charles R, & Hammond, Robert B. Laser beam alignment apparatus and method. United States.
Gruhn, Charles R, and Hammond, Robert B. Thu . "Laser beam alignment apparatus and method". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863763.
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author = {Gruhn, Charles R and Hammond, Robert B},
abstractNote = {The disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for laser beam alignment. Thermoelectric properties of a disc in a laser beam path are used to provide an indication of beam alignment and/or automatic laser alignment.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
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