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Airborne Laser Advanced Technology
Editor(s): Todd D. Steiner; Paul H. Merritt

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Volume Number: 3381
Date Published: 8 September 1998

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Airborne laser program revolutionizing airpower for the 21st century
Author(s): Tyle T. Kanazawa; Albert J. Simon
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ABL beam control segment
Author(s): Bryan L. Kelchner; Ronald C. Dauk
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Overview of the ABL firepond active-tracking and compensation facility
Author(s): Charles Higgs
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Airborne laser advanced concepts testbed
Author(s): Todd D. Steiner; Robert Russell Butts; Mark A. Kramer
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High-altitude balloon experiment
Author(s): William M. Browning; David S. Olson; Donald E. Keenan
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Nature of the branch point problem in adaptive otics
Author(s): David L. Fried
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Adaptive optics compensation using active illumination
Author(s): Charles Higgs; Herbert T. Barclay; Jan E. Kansky; Daniel V. Murphy; Charles A. Primmerman
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Horizontal adaptive optics research at Yerkes Observatory
Author(s): Walter J. Wild; Edward J. Kibblewhite; Eric Olivier Le Bigot; Fang Shi
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Two deformable mirror concept for correcting scintillation effects in laser beam projection
Author(s): Michael C. Roggemann; David J. Lee
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Branch point reconstructors for discontinuous light phase functions
Author(s): Eric Olivier Le Bigot; Walter J. Wild; Edward J. Kibblewhite
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Statistics of the beacon and high-energy laser wavefronts in airborne laser
Author(s): Michael W. Oppenheimer; Meir Pachter
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Optimal beam steering using time-delayed wavefront measurements in airborne laser target engagements
Author(s): Matthew R. Whiteley; Michael C. Roggemann; Byron M. Welsh
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Experimental measurement of tilt correlation with higher-order modes in the time domain for turbulence-induced phase aberrations: implications to airborne laser beam steering
Author(s): Matthew R. Whiteley; Patrick J. Gardner
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General scheme for the generation of a laser guide star
Author(s): Vladimir P. Lukin; Evgenii V. Nosov
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Adaptive optics performance comparisons for various phase reconstruction algorithms
Author(s): Thomas R. Brown; Timothy L. Berkopec
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Wave optics simulation of atmospheric turbulence and reflective speckle effects in CO2 differential absorption lidar (DIAL)
Author(s): Douglas H. Nelson; Roger R. Petrin; Edward P. MacKerrow; Mark J. Schmitt; Charles Robert Quick Jr.; Andrew Zardecki; William M. Porch; Michael C. Whitehead; Donald L. Walters
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Active tracking using multibeam illumination
Author(s): Charles Higgs; Herbert T. Barclay; Salvatore J. Cusumano; Kenneth W. Billman
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Integration and test processes for precision ATP payload
Author(s): Henry R. Sebesta; Joe Krainiak; David Baughman; Michael A. Dillow; Aaron C. Birenboim; T. Stewart McKechnie
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Ground demonstration of an optical control system for a space-based sparse aperture telescope
Author(s): David B. DeYoung; James D. Dillow; Stephen P. Corcoran; Edwina V. Andrews; Julius Yellowhair; Kevin DeVries
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High-bandwidth flexible algorithm tracker for ABL
Author(s): Michael R. Michnovicz
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Cooled Yb:YAG for high-power solid state lasers
Author(s): Tso Yee Fan; T. Crow; Brian Hoden
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Flight testing of a gimballed active television using a fiber optic coupled laser spotlight
Author(s): John Lester Miller; John M. Kelly
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Optical scintillometry over a long elevated horizontal path
Author(s): Boris P. Venet
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Coherent laser radar atmospheric turbulence sensor
Author(s): Philip Gatt; Rod G. Frehlich; Stephen M. Hannon
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Radar and aircraft observations of a layer of strong refractivity turbulence
Author(s): Frank D. Eaton; Gregory D. Nastrom; Bruce S. Masson; Ila L. Hahn; Kimberley A. McCrae; Scott R. Nowlin; Timothy L. Berkopec
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Development and verification of experimental databases for pancake structures in atmospheric flows
Author(s): Alex Mahalov; Basil Nicolaenko; H. J. S. Fernando
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Recovery of Kolmogorov statistics in the troposphere
Author(s): Lou F. Rossi; Gerald Kaiser; Donald C. Washburn
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Segmentation-independent estimates of turbulence parameters
Author(s): George C. Papanicolaou; Knut Solna; Donald C. Washburn
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Saturation-resistant optical turbulence sensor
Author(s): Lawrence D. Weaver
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Relating turbulence parameters to synoptic-scale meteorological data for airborne laser performance modeling
Author(s): Diana L. Hajek; Matthew R. Whiteley
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Fourier-series-based phase and amplitude optical field screen generator for weak atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): James A. Louthain; Byron M. Welsh
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