Volume 2 Contents

Contents Vol. 2, No. 1, Summer 2006

Guest Editorial: From Technology Trenches
Donald L. Lamberson ... 1

Modeling of Laser Charring and Material Removal in Fiberglass Materials
Vladimir V. Semak and Timothy F. Miller ...5

Appropriate Measures and Consistent Standard for High-Energy Laser Beam Quality
T. Sean Ross and Wlliam P. Latham ...22

Analysis of Thermo-Mechanical Failure Initiation in Tensioned Aluminum Strips Under Irradiation from an IR Heat Source
Jesse McClure and Michael Larson ... 59

Optimum Wavelength and Power for Efficient Laser Propagation in Various Atmospheric Environments
Phillip Sprangle, Joseph Penano, and Bahman Hafizi ...71

Contents Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2006

Modeling of Antimortar Lethality by a Solid-State Heat-Capacity Laser
C. D. Boley and A. M. Rubenchik ...97

Propagation of High-Energy Laser Beams Through Atmospheric Stagnation Zones
Joseph Penano, Phillip Sprangle, and Bahman Hafizi ...107

Compact, Optically Guided, Megawatt Free-Electron Laser Amplifier for Maritime Propagation
Phillip Sprangle, Joseph Penano, and Bahman Hafizi ... 119

Most Compact Pulse Power Supply for Narrowband High-Power Microband Systems
W. C. Nunnally, R. O'Connell, and D. Giorgi ... 133

Highly Efficient Cesium Vapor Laser
R. J. Knize, T. Ehrenreich, and B. Zhdanov ...145

Search for Low-Absorption Regions in the 1.6-and 2.1-,um Atmospheric Windows
W E. Bicknell, S. Di Cecca, M. K. Griffin, S. D. Swartz, and A. Flusberg ...151

Improved Simulations of Photoinjectors for High-Average-Current Free-Electron Lasers
C. L. Bohn, D. Mihalcea, I. Pogorelov, I. V. Sideris, and B. Terzic ...163

Contents Vol. 2, No. 3, Spring 2007

Using Defocus to Improve Peak lrradiance for Air-to-Ground High-Energy Laser Weapons
Scott N. Long, J. 0. Miller, Robert T. Brigantic, and Matthew E. Gada ...189

Estimates of Atmospheric Distortion Number for Nonlinear Refraction
J. R. Roadcap, P J. McNichol, R. R. Beland, and G. Y. Jumper ... 211

Solid-State Modulators for Directed Energy Applications
M. Kempkes, J. Casey, I. Roth, N. Butler, and M. Gaudreau ...225

Compact AC-Link Converter: AC-DC Power Conditioning for Directed Energy Applications
Rudy Limpaecher, Riga Rodriguez, and Bill Siegel ... 233

Low Workfunction Surface Coatings for Dispenser Photocathodes in Radio Frequency Photoinjectors
Nathan A. Moody, Donald W. Feldman, Patrick G. O'Shea, Kevin L. Jensen, Joan E. Yater, Jonathan L. Shaw, and Anne M. Balter ... 243

Impulse Array Antenna Design Using Particle Swarm Optimization
Wade Brinkman and Michael A. Morgan ...256

Incoherent Combining of High-Power Fiber Lasers for Long-Range Directed Energy Applications
Phillip Sprangle, Joseph Penano, Bahman Hafizi, and Antonio Ting ...273

Contents Vol. 2, No. 4, Fall 2007

Aero-Optical Measurements Using High-Bandwidth Two-Dimensional Wavefront Sensor Array
D. Cavalieri, D. Wittich, S. Gordeyev, K. Cheung, and E. Jumper ...285

Low-Cost Experiment to Measure Optical Turbulence Between Two Buildings
Thomas Farrell, David Dixon, Lee Heflinger, Stanley Klyza,and Kenneth Triebes ...297

Kalman Estimation of Anisoplanatic Zernike Tilt
Todd M. Venema and Juan R. Vasquez ...312

Aperture Effects in Aero-Optics and Beam Control
John P Siegenthaler and Eric J. Jumper ... 325

Comparison of Climatological Optical Turbulence Profiles to Standard, Statistical, and Numerical Models Using HELEEOS
L. E. Gravley, S. T. Fiorino, R. J. Bartell, G. P. Perram, M. J. Krizo, and K.B.Le...347

Expected Worldwide, Low-Altitude Laser Performance in the Presence of Common Atmospheric Obscurants
S. T Fiorino, R. J. Bartell, M. J. Krizo, and S. J. Cusumano ...363

Journal of Directed Energy Author Index to Volume 2


      Balter, A.M., 243
      Bartell, R. J., 347, 363
      Beland, R. R., 211
      Bicknell, W. E., 151
      Bohn, C. L., 163
      Boley, C. D., 97
      Brigantic, R. T., 189
      Brinkman, W., 256
      Butler, N., 225
      Casey, J., 225
      Cavalieri, D., 285
      Cheung, K., 285
      Cusumano, S. J., 363
      Di Cecca, S., 151
      Dixon, D., 297
      Ehrenreich, T., 145
      Farrell, T., 297
      Feldman, D. W., 243
      Fiorino, S. T., 347, 363
      Flusberg, A., 151
      Gaudreau, M., 225
      Giorgi, D., 133
      Goda, M. E., 189
      Gordeyev, S., 285
      Hafizi, B., 71, 107, 119,273
      Jensen, K. L., 243
      Jumper, E., 285
      Jumper, E. J., 325
      Jumper, G. Y., 211
      Kempkes, M., 225
      Klyza, S., 297
      Knize, R. J., 145
      Krizo, M. J., 347,363
      Lamberson, D. L., 1
      Larson, M. C., 59
      Latham, W. P., 22
      Le, K. B., 347
      Limpaecher, R., 233
      Long, S. N., 189
      McClure, J., 59
      McNicholl, P. J., 211
      Mihalcea, D., 163
      Miller, J. 0., 189
      Miller, T. F., 5
      Moody, N. A., 243
      Morgan, M. A., 256
      Nunnally, W. C., 133
      Penano, J., 71, 107, 119,
      Perram, G. P., 347
      Pogorelov, I. V., 163
      Roadcap, J. R., 211
      Rodriguez, R., 233
      Ross, T. S., 22
      Roth, 1., 225
      Rubenchik, A. M., 97
      Semak, V. V., 5
      Shaw, J. L., 243
      Sideris, I. V., 163
      Siegel, B., 233
      Siegenthaler, J. P., 325
      Sprangle, P., 71, 107, 119, 273
      Swartz, S. D., 151
      Terzic, B., 163
      Ting, A., 273
      Triebes, K., 297
      Vasquez, J. R., 312
      Venema, T. M., 312
      Wittich, D., 285
      

Journal of Directed Energy
Keywords Index to Volume 2


      Aero-optics, 285
      Aerosols, 71, 363
      Alkali lasers, 145
      Aluminum, 59
      Anisoplanatic estimation, 312
      Atmospheric propagation, 107,273
      Atmospheric turbulence, 297
      Beam steering, 325
      Blumlein line, 133
      Boundary layer, 363
      Charring, 5
      Chemical oxygen-iodine laser, 189
      Climatology, 347,363
      Coherence length, 297
      Compact, 133
      Correction bandwidths, 325
      c;, 347
      Crack growth, 59
      Diode pumped lasers, 145
      Dispenser photocathode, 243
      Distortion number, 211
      Engagement scenario, 97
      Failure, 59
      Fiberglass, 5
      Fracture, 59
      Free-electron laser, 163, 243
      Free-electron laser amplifier 119
      HELEEOS, 363
      High-energy laser, 5, 107, 189
      High-energy laser propagation, 71
      High explosive, 97
      High-power fiber laser, 273
      High-power lasers, 22
      High voltage, 233
      Impulse array, 256
      Incoherent beam combining, 273
      Irradiation, 59
      Kalman filter, 312
      Laser beam propagation, 151
      Laser beam quality, 22
      Laser communication, 312
      Laser propagation, 297
      Laser standards, 22
      Lethality, 97
      Low harmonic distortion, 233
      Low inductance, 133
      M 2 ,22
      Maritime propagation, 119
      Modeling, 5
      Models, 347
      Modulator, 225
      Molecular absorption, 211
      Mortar, 97
      Near-field focus, 256
      OPD, 285
      Optical guiding, 119
      Optically pumped lasers,145
      Optical turbulence, 347
      Optical path difference, 285
      Particle swarm optimization,256
      Photocathode, 243
      Photoinjector, 163
      Poisson solver, 163
      Power converter, 233
      Pulse power, 133, 225
      Quantum efficiency, 243
      Refraction, 211
      Scaling, 325
      Scintillation, 297
      SiC switches, 133
      Solid state, 225, 233
      Solid-state laser, 97
      Space charge, 163
      Stagnation zone, 107
      Strehl improvement, 189
      Thermal blooming, 71, 189,211
      Tilt correction, 325
      Turbulence, 189
      Turbulence measurement,297
      Water vapor absorption, 151
      Wavefront measurements,285
      Wavelets, 163