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Performance of the GLAS laser transmitter
Author(s): Robert S. Afzal
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Paper Abstract

The Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS), launched in January 2003, is a laser altimeter and lidar for the Earth Observing System's (EOS) ICESat mission. The laser transmitter requirements, design and qualification test results and in-flight performance for this space-based remote sensing instrument is summarized and presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6100, Solid State Lasers XV: Technology and Devices, 610020 (28 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660701
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Robert S. Afzal, NASA-GSFC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6100:
Solid State Lasers XV: Technology and Devices
Hanna J. Hoffman; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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