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Eyesafe diode laser rangefinder technology
Author(s): Andreas Perger; Jurgen Metz; J. Tiedeke; Eduard P. Rille
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Paper Abstract

An eyesafe laser rangefinder technology based on repetitively pulsed diode lasers in the wavelength range between 800 and 900 nm has been developed. Single pulse energies and pulse train mean power have been calculated to be in accordance with eye safety regulations and to provide an optimum signal-to-noise ratio. Applications for this technology are short and long distance range finders which work on non cooperative targets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1419, Eyesafe Lasers: Components, Systems, and Applications, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43848
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Andreas Perger, Leica Heergrugg AG (Switzerland)
Jurgen Metz, Leica Heergrugg AG (Switzerland)
J. Tiedeke, Leica Heergrugg AG (Switzerland)
Eduard P. Rille, Leica Heergrugg AG (Switzerland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1419:
Eyesafe Lasers: Components, Systems, and Applications
Anthony M. Johnson, Editor(s)

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