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The Effect Of Detector Field-Of-View On Laser Backscatter And Bottom Reflection Measurements
Author(s): Duane Bright; Jerald W. Caruthers; George Kattawar
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Paper Abstract

A Monte Carlo-type mathematical model is used to simulate a laser transmitter and receiver system (LIDAR) in a marine environment. Simulations include a limited receiver aperture and water properties typical of coastal waters. Results are presented for impulse responses from laser pulses directed downward, reflected from the ocean bottom, and detected by a coaxial receiver with fields-of-view from 5 to 480 milliradians.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0489, Ocean Optics VII, (27 September 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943314
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Duane Bright, Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity (United States)
Jerald W. Caruthers, Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity (United States)
George Kattawar, Texas A&M University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0489:
Ocean Optics VII
Marvin A. Blizard, Editor(s)

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