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Visual navigation assistance using DPSSL
Author(s): Yves Taillon; Kevin J. Snell; Alain Chandonnet; Ernest Koteles
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Paper Abstract

We present here the work performed by INO and the Canadian Coast Guard in developing a laser range light using a single site to replace conventional range lights requiring two sites. A single laser source and a temporal coding are used to indicate the vessels' position. The laser output power and wavelength are respectively 80 mW and 532 nm. The range covered is 28 km.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3415, Laser Diodes and Applications III, (8 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.326621
Show Author Affiliations
Yves Taillon, Institut National d'Optique (Canada)
Kevin J. Snell, Schwartz Electro-Optics, Inc. (United States)
Alain Chandonnet, Canadian Coast Guard (Canada)
Ernest Koteles, Canadian Coast Guard (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3415:
Laser Diodes and Applications III
Pierre Galarneau, Editor(s)

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