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Diode-laser-based range sensor
Author(s): Ramani Seshamani
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Paper Abstract

A low-power diode laser is used in a range sensor for spacecraft rendezvous and docking. The sensor consists of a transmitter, a retroreflector mounted on the other spacecraft, and a receiver mounted along with the transmitter. This is the first laser-based payload for Indian spacecraft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1471, Automatic Object Recognition, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44892
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Ramani Seshamani, Lab. for Electro-optics Systems/ISAC (India)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1471:
Automatic Object Recognition
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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