Air Force Research Laboratory – Directed Energy Directorate
The Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate develops and transitions technologies in four core technical competencies: laser systems, high power electromagnetics, weapons modeling and simulation, and directed energy and electro-optics for space superiority.
Microwave zoom antenna
True zoom antenna can be designed for a wide range of frequencies from hundreds of megahertz (MHz) to tens of gigahertz (GHz)
High Density Pedestal Clamps
Small pedestal clamps optimized for use on optics tables that provide a much higher density while using less table real estate
TMax™ Electromagnetic Solver
Efficient, fast, robust, highly accurate software. Models EM radiators & EM-target interactions with standard CAD input.
CUBEGEN – Get It Right the First Time,...
Automated, fast, highly accurate software. Generates superb quality, structured mesh on complex shapes w/standard CAD input.
Inverted magnetron with amplifying structure and associated systems...
A magnetron characterized by a supporting cylinder, a field emission cathode, a slow wave structure, and a waveguide. The slow wave structure includes an anode block positioned coaxial with and…
Coaxial amplifier device
A coaxial amplifier having at least one electron beam is provided. The amplifier may include a conductive rod, a plurality of parallel discs on the rod, a cathode array for…
Nonlinear transmission line based electron beam density modulator
An apparatus for modulating the density of an electron beam as it is emitted from a cathode, comprised of connecting a source of pulsed input power to the input end…
Laser generation using dual seeded nested and/or in-series...
A desired Nth-order Stokes output and zeroth-order Stokes pump input are seeded into a rare-earth doped amplifier where the power of the zeroth-order Stokes signal is amplified prior to both…
Microwave zoom antenna using metal plate lenses
A zoom antenna includes an ordinary pyramidal horn antenna with either a coaxial or waveguide feed and two parallel plate waveguide lenses (commonly referred to as
Seeded Raman amplifier in a linear configuration for...
A third-order Stokes wavelength seed signal at the desired output wavelength of 1240 nm and a zeroth-order Stokes wavelength signal at 1066 nm are input into a Raman amplifier comprised…