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Hellas: obstacle warning system for helicopters
Author(s): Karl R. Schulz; Stefan Scherbarth; Uwe Fabry
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Paper Abstract

The obstacle warning system for Helicopters HELLAS is presented which is available as off the shelf system. The system generates a 3 D Ladar image based on a 1,5 micrometers Erbium-Fiber Laser. The system is specially designed to detect wires with a high detection probability of >99,5 % within one second. The implications of this requirement on the design are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4723, Laser Radar Technology and Applications VII, (29 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.476398
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Karl R. Schulz, Lindauer DORNIER GmbH (Germany)
Stefan Scherbarth, Lindauer DORNIER GmbH (Germany)
Uwe Fabry, Lindauer DORNIER GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4723:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications VII
Gary W. Kamerman, Editor(s)

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