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Laser light scattering: from an advanced technology development program to experiments in a reduced gravity environment
Author(s): William V. Meyer; Walther W. Tscharnuter; Andrew D. MacGregor; Henri Dautet; P. Deschamps; Jean-Francois Boucher; Jixiang Zhu; Padetha Tin; Richard B. Rogers; Rafat R. Ansari
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Paper Abstract

We describe recent advancements in laser light scattering hardware including intelligent single card correlators, active quench/active reset avalanche photodiodes, laser diodes, and fiber optics which were used by or developed for a NASA Advanced Technology Development program. We then preview a space shuttle experiment which will employ aspects of these hardware developments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 1994
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2210, Space Optics 1994: Space Instrumentation and Spacecraft Optics, (30 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.188081
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William V. Meyer, NASA Lewis Research Ctr./OAI (United States)
Walther W. Tscharnuter, Brookhaven Instruments Corporation (United States)
Andrew D. MacGregor, EG&G Optoelectronics Canada (United States)
Henri Dautet, EG&G Optoelectronics Canada (Canada)
P. Deschamps, EG&G Optoelectronics Canada (Canada)
Jean-Francois Boucher, EG&G Optoelectronics Canada (Canada)
Jixiang Zhu, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Padetha Tin, NASA Lewis Research Ctr./CWRU (United States)
Richard B. Rogers, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Rafat R. Ansari, NASA Lewis Research Ctr./CWRU (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2210:
Space Optics 1994: Space Instrumentation and Spacecraft Optics
Thierry M. Dewandre; Joachim J. Schulte-in-den-Baeumen; Emmanuel Sein, Editor(s)

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