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1.73 µm Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder
Author(s): M. Knights; J. Kuppenheimer; E. Chicklis
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Paper Abstract

The ocular hazards associated with high peak power laser rangefinders can be avoided in systems which emit in the spectral range A λ⪆ 1.4μm. We describe the operation of a 1.73μm laser in erbium-doped lithium yttrium fluoride (Er3+:YLF) and discuss two ranging systems which utilize this 1.73μm laser source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1983
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0335, Advanced Laser Technology and Applications, (31 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.933600
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M. Knights, Sanders Associates, Inc. (United States)
J. Kuppenheimer, Sanders Associates, Inc. (United States)
E. Chicklis, Sanders Associates, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0335:
Advanced Laser Technology and Applications
Leon Esterowitz, Editor(s)

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