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Laser system for observation and removal of space debris
Author(s): Nikolai G. Basov; E. M. Zemskov; R. I. Il'kaev; V. M. Kazansky; Gennadi A. Kirillov; Stanislav M. Kulikov; Yuri F. Kutaev; O. Yu. Nosach; Stanislav A. Sukharev
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Paper Abstract

The operation of laser system based on explosively pumped photodissociation lasers and designed to control the distribution of space debris not observed nowadays is described and the possibility of its breaking using laser radiation effect and its subsequent evaporation in the Earth's atmosphere is discussed.

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Date Published: 22 December 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3574, XII International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High-Power Laser Conference, (22 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.334467
Show Author Affiliations
Nikolai G. Basov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
E. M. Zemskov, SPA Astrofizika (Russia)
R. I. Il'kaev, Russian Federal Nuclear Ctr. (Russia)
V. M. Kazansky, SPA Astrofizika (Russia)
Gennadi A. Kirillov, Russian Federal Nuclear Ctr. (Russia)
Stanislav M. Kulikov, Russian Federal Nuclear Ctr. (Russia)
Yuri F. Kutaev, SPA Astrofizika (Russia)
O. Yu. Nosach, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Stanislav A. Sukharev, Russian Federal Nuclear Ctr. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3574:
XII International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High-Power Laser Conference
Anatoly S. Boreisho; Gennady A. Baranov, Editor(s)

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