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Eyesafe laser cloud mapper
Author(s): Milton A. Woodall; J. R. Minch; J. Nunez; Howard S. Keeter; Anthony M. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

The performance of eyesafe erbium:glass lasers operating at a wavelength of 1. 54 urn has been tested under various natural and manmade obscurants. To obtain the maximum amount of information two distinct system configurations were employed. The first a laser cloud mapper was designed to provide a direct depth profile of smoke density and reflectivity as well as target position. The second configuration was a production military laser rangefinder. It is representative of systems currently incorporated in tactical armored vehicles and was used to provide a direct indication of target range. 1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1207, Laser Safety, Eyesafe Laser Systems, and Laser Eye Protection, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17853
Show Author Affiliations
Milton A. Woodall, Optic-Electronic Corp. (United States)
J. R. Minch, Optic-Electronic Corp. (United States)
J. Nunez, Optic-Electronic Corp. (United States)
Howard S. Keeter, Optic-Electronic Corp. (United States)
Anthony M. Johnson, Optic-Electronic Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1207:
Laser Safety, Eyesafe Laser Systems, and Laser Eye Protection
Penelope K. Bryan; David H. Sliney, Editor(s)

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