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Performance of an erbium laser vibration sensor
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a 1.55 micrometer coherent fiber laser radar designed and developed at ONERA in France. This eye-safe Doppler system uses a 0.5 W codoped Erbium/Ytterbium fiber laser and a compact fiber optical architecture. The system has been tested at distances up to 1 km. Experimental results are presented and performances compared to the theoretical model taking into account atmospheric propagation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351370
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Jean-Pierre Cariou, ONERA (France)
Beatrice Augere, ONERA (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3707:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV
Gary W. Kamerman; Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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