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Independent assessment of laser power beaming options
Author(s): Donald R. Ponikvar
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Paper Abstract

Technical and architectural issues facing a laser power beaming system are discussed. Issues regarding the laser device, optics, beam control, propagation, and lunar site are examined. Environmental and health physics aspects are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1628, Intense Laser Beams, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58992
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Donald R. Ponikvar, W.J. Schafer Associates, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1628:
Intense Laser Beams
Richard C. Wade; Peter B. Ulrich, Editor(s)

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