Laser radar technology and applications V 26-28 April 2000, Orlando, USA

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementGary W. Kamerman ... [et al.], chairs/editors ; sponsored ... by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
SeriesSPIE proceedings series ;, v. 4035, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 4035.
ContributionsKamerman, Gary W., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTK6592.O6 L384 2000
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Paginationviii, 460 p. :
Number of Pages460
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Open LibraryOL3967245M
ISBN 100819436615
LC Control Number2001273198

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tinues to develop, laser and detector technolo-gies that make it possible to build compact, highly capable three-dimensional (3D) laser radars, or ladars [1]. The laser technology is based on diode-pumped, solid-state, microchip lasers that are passively Q-switched [2, 3].

The detector technology is based on. Lidar, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth.

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The laser technology is based on diode-pumped solid-state microchip lasers that are passively Q.A more recent major advance in modern radar is the application of KBS technology.

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