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Optical Engineering

Improved Trajectory Recording with Laser Rangefinder
Author(s): Truman G. Bergman
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Paper Abstract

A program to develop a laser rangefinder for improved trajectory determination is in progress at the U. S. Naval Ordnance Test Station. The range-finder is to record range at a rate of ten times per second and do so with a precision of plus or minus one ft. The improvement to be expected has been investigated for representative situations using a mathematical model and computer. An appendix is included giving a derivation of the range equation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1965
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 3(3) doi: 10.1117/12.7971301
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 3, Issue 3
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Truman G. Bergman, U. S. Naval Ordnance Test Station (United States)


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