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Windshear, turbulence, and wake vortex characterization using pulsed solid state coherent lidar
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Paper Abstract

Coherent lidar systems based on eyesafe solid-state laser technology are rapidly emerging in ruggedized packages. The airport terminal area presents several measurement scenarios appropriate for application of pulsed coherent lidar sensors. This paper briefly reviews the status of coherent lidar technology and presents results produced with a mobile flashlamp- pumped 2.09 micrometers coherent lidar sensor for windshear detection and measurement, wind turbulence estimation, and wake vortex detection and tracking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 June 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2464, Air Traffic Control Technologies, (12 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.211480
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Stephen M. Hannon, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
J. Alex L. Thomson, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Sammy W. Henderson, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Robert Milton Huffaker, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2464:
Air Traffic Control Technologies
Robert G. Otto; James Lenz, Editor(s)

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