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Velocity Interferometer System For Any Reflector (VISAR)
Author(s): B. T. Neyer
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Paper Abstract

The Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector (VISAR) has become a widely used tool for measuring surface velocities of rapidly moving parts. The VISAR measures the velocity of a moving surface by measuring the velocity dependent phase change of laser light reflected from the surface. Experiments performed to date have measured velocities of several kilometers per second (millimeters per microsecond) to an accuracy of better than one percent.

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Date Published: 13 August 1986
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0648, Photonics: High Bandwidth Analog Applications, (13 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964543
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B. T. Neyer, Monsanto Research Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0648:
Photonics: High Bandwidth Analog Applications
James S. Chang, Editor(s)

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