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LIDAR Techniques For Search And Rescue
Author(s): William L. Cabral
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Paper Abstract

Two new approaches to search and rescue using LIDAR techniques will be discussed; these topics will include laser retroreflection and laser-induced fluorescence. These techniques use high-repetition rate lasers at a variety of frequencies to induce either retroreflection from plastic corner cubes on life preservers and other emergency markers or fluorescence in dye markers placed in the ocean.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 1985
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85, (20 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.976168
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William L. Cabral, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0540:
Southwest Conf on Optics '85
Susanne C. Stotlar, Editor(s)

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