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Effect of illuminator-partial-coherence on optical tracking
Author(s): Wilbur P. Brown
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Paper Abstract

A technique for modeling the effect of illuminator partial coherence on target imaging and optical tracking is discussed. Computer simulations of imaging and tracking through atmospheric turbulence show that it is important to account for illuminator partial coherence if one is interested in accurately modeling the effects of turbulence on optical tracking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 June 2002
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 4632, Laser and Beam Control Technologies, (4 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.469757
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Wilbur P. Brown, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4632:
Laser and Beam Control Technologies
Santanu Basu; James F. Riker, Editor(s)

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