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Design and development of the SPARCLE coherent lidar transceiver
Author(s): Mark W. Phillips; Dane L. Schnal; Charley P. Hale; David M. D'Epagnier; Jirong Yu; Upendra N. Singh; Robert T. Menzies
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the design and current development status of the coherent lidar transceiver being developed by Coherent Technologies Inc for the NASA program, SPARCLE (SPAce Readiness Coherent Lidar Experiment). SPARCLE is intended as a precursor mission to a fully operational satellite system, measuring global wind profiles from the Space Shuttle, with a planned launch date in March 2001.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351379
Show Author Affiliations
Mark W. Phillips, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Dane L. Schnal, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Charley P. Hale, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
David M. D'Epagnier, Coherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Jirong Yu, NASA |Fang NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Upendra N. Singh, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Robert T. Menzies, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


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

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