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CO2 Laser Radar Systems
Author(s): W. H. Keene; C. E. Harris; M. C. Krause
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Paper Abstract

Since 1967 Raytheon Company has been pursuing the design and development of CO2 laser radar systems. Coherent detection has been used in both continuous wave and pulsed systems which heterodyne infrared radiation backscattered from atmospheric aerosols. The instruments and techniques reported here have been used for velocity measurements of ground wind, aircraft trailing vortices, wind shear, clear air turbulence, and two-dimensional wind fields.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 1982
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0300, Physics and Technology of Coherent Infrared Radar I, (30 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932576
Show Author Affiliations
W. H. Keene, Raytheon Company (United States)
C. E. Harris, Raytheon Company (United States)
M. C. Krause, Raytheon Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0300:
Physics and Technology of Coherent Infrared Radar I
Robert C. Harney, Editor(s)

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