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Laser echo detection technology based on G-APDs
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Paper Abstract

Geiger mode avalanche photodiode arrays(G-APDs) is emerging high-sensitivity laser signal detectors in recent years, which can be applied to photon-level lidar detection, guidance and imaging. Because of its photon-level detection sensitivity, it is greatly affected by the strong skylight background and its own dark count. In order to reduce the noise interference such as dark count and strong skylight background, based on the detection techniques such as spectral filtering, spatial filtering and temporal filtering, a noise filtering technique based on neighboring pixel threshold detection is proposed. Through modeling analysis and related experiments, it is verified that the noise filtering technique based on neighboring pixel threshold detection can effectively improve the detection probability and ranging accuracy of laser single-pulse echo signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 2019
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 11338, AOPC 2019: Optical Sensing and Imaging Technology, 1133833 (18 December 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2547896
Show Author Affiliations
Yiheng Song, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Zhiyong Wang, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11338:
AOPC 2019: Optical Sensing and Imaging Technology
John E. Greivenkamp; Jun Tanida; Yadong Jiang; HaiMei Gong; Jin Lu; Dong Liu, Editor(s)

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