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PHAROS: an agile satellite-borne laser guidestar
Author(s): Alain H. Greenaway; Stuart E. Clark
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Paper Abstract

The sensitivity of space debris detection using a satellite-borne, low-power laser as a reference for terrestrial adaptive optics is considered. It is shown that there is sufficient sensitivity to permit detection of sunlit particles of debris a few cm in diameter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2120, Laser Beam Propagation and Control, (8 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177692
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Alain H. Greenaway, Defence Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Stuart E. Clark, Defence Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2120:
Laser Beam Propagation and Control
Hugo Weichel; Lewis F. DeSandre, Editor(s)

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