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Laser velocimetry applications
Author(s): David C. Soreide; John A. McGarvey
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Paper Abstract

Several lidar applications are reviewed including short range solid target measurements with extremely high velocity resolution, air velocity measurements, altimetry and wind tunnel measurements of air velocity utilizing the dual beam scatter method and carefully sized artificial aerosols. The use of optical fibers and diode lasers permits construction of devices that are relatively inexpensive and rugged with high sensitivity. The signal processing system is based on digital Fourier transform techniques and is implemented on a DOS-based computer utilizing a data translation array processor board.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1416, Laser Radar VI, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43733
Show Author Affiliations
David C. Soreide, Boeing High Technology Ctr. (United States)
John A. McGarvey, Boeing High Technology Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1416:
Laser Radar VI
Richard J. Becherer, Editor(s)

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