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3D imaging for Army applications
Author(s): Charlie Ward Trussell
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Paper Abstract

The rapid development of laser radar technology combined with the challenging needs for Army sensors to support the Future Combat System has led to a number of applications for 3D imaging systems. These systems applications include obstacle detection, target recognition, locating targets under foliage, UGV route planning and navigation and terrain mapping. Each application requires different system parameters such as pulse energy, repetition rate, and field of view. A number of issues must be addressed in the design of a system including atmospheric effects, laser energy requirements, wavelength selection and field of view.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4377, Laser Radar Technology and Applications VI, (19 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.440100
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Charlie Ward Trussell, U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4377:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications VI
Gary W. Kamerman, Editor(s)

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