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.
Broad area quantum cascade laser with high brightness
Waveguide modification allows broad-area quantum cascade laser to sustain fundamental transverse mode operation in a single beam
Broad area quantum cascade laser with fundamental transverse...
Devices that emit in the mid-infrared wavelength range (about 2 μm-20 μm), as well as long-infrared wavelength ranges, (terahertz spectral range) to attain higher...
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-power laser in the 1100-1500nm region with a...
This laser will open up opportunities for guide star (1178nm), remote water sensing (1240nm), and expansion of telecommunications bandwidth into the O, E, and...
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…