Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference 10636
Laser Radar Technology and Applications XXIII
Tuesday - Wednesday 17 - 18 April 2018
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017
Notifications will be sent no later than 12/15/17

Manuscript Due Date:
21 March 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Philip Gatt, Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies (United States)
  • Dominique Hamoir, ONERA (France)
  • Richard M. Heinrichs, MIT Lincoln Labs. (United States)
  • Thomas J. Karr, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)
  • Lori A. Magruder, Applied Research Labs., The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)

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Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Airborne Target Detection and Characterization
Tuesday 17 April 2018
8:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Gary W. Kamerman, FastMetrix, Inc. (United States)
Laser profiling for airborne target classification
Paper 10636-1
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Ove Steinvall, Michael Tulldahl, Folke Berglund, Lars Allard, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Identifying drone-related security risks by a laser vibrometer-based payload identification system
Paper 10636-2
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Mohamed A.A. Ismail, Andreas Bierig, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Aerial and surface security applications using lidar
Paper 10636-3
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Philip M. Church, Christopher Grebe, Justin Matheson, Brett Owens, Neptec Technologies Corp. (Canada)
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Potential of lidar sensors for the detection of UAVs
Paper 10636-4
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Marcus Hammer, Marcus Hebel, Björn Borgmann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany); Martin Laurenzis, Institut Franco-Allemand de Recherches de Saint-Louis (France); Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Laser Radar Enabling Technologies and Techniques I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Lori A. Magruder, Applied Research Labs., The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
An optical scanner based on beam switching method fabricated on silicon photonics circuit
Paper 10636-5
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Daisuke Inoue, Tadashi Ichikawa, Akari Kawasaki, Tatsuya Yamashita, Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)
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Backward ray tracing for the stray light analysis of the modulated optical system
Paper 10636-6
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Jinsuk Hong, Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of), Space Optics Laboratory, Department of Astronomy, Yonsei University (Korea, Republic of); Jung-hwan Shin, Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Hae Seog Koh, Agency for Defense Development (Korea, Republic of); Sug-Whan Kim, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Dark non-uniformity correction and characterization of a 3D flash lidar camera
Paper 10636-7
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Andrew Reinhardt, Univ. of Dayton (United States); Drake Miller, Adam Lee, Voxtel, Inc. (United States); Cullen P. Bradley, Univ. of Dayton Research Institute (United States); Paul F. McManamon, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 3:
Laser Radar Enabling Technologies and Techniques II
Tuesday 17 April 2018
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Lori A. Magruder, Applied Research Labs., The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
Atmospheric effects and impact on target classification for Synthetic Aperture Ladar (SAL) imagery
Paper 10636-8
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Rose Rustowicz, Jacob Ross, Lawrence J. Barnes, Brett L. Keaffaber, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Brian D. Rigling, Wright State Univ. (United States); Edward A. Watson, Univ. of Dayton Research Institute (United States)
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In-house PIV system based on a laser sensor for measuring the velocity of liquids
Paper 10636-9
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Abraham Sierra-Calderon, Jose Alfredo Alvarez-Chavez, Gabriel Plascencia-Barrera, Ctr. de Investigación e Innovación Tecnológica (Mexico)
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Study on the effects on time-domain pulsed echo laser profile based on fluidic lens
(Canceled)
Paper 10636-10
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s):
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Temporally multiplexed multispectral ladar with Raman-based waveforms
Paper 10636-30
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Luke Ausley, Christian Keyser, Air Force Research Lab (United States); Richard Martin, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 4:
Compact Laser Radar Systems
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:50 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Monte D. Turner, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Automotive LiDAR based on Geiger-mode sensors (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10636-11
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Mark Itzler, Princeton Lightwave, Inc. (United States)
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MEMS-scanned ladar for small unmanned air vehicles
Paper 10636-12
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Barry L. Stann, John F. Dammann, Mark M. Giza, William C. Ruff, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Ultra-compact solid state laser
Paper 10636-13
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Bhabana Pati, Nadezhda Baranova, Eric D. Park, Q-Peak, Inc. (United States)
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A compact 3D lidar based on an electrothermal two-axis MEMS scanner for small UAV
Paper 10636-14
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Dingkang Wang, Univ of Florida (United States); Stephan Strassle, Aaron Stainsby, Yunkai Bai, Sanjeev Koppal , Huikai Xie, Univ. of Florida (United States)
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Wednesday 18 April Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Atmospheric Lidar Applications
Wednesday 18 April 2018
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Ove Steinvall, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
NASA Langley Airborne Coherent Wind Lidar Science Campaigns and Technology Advancement Program (Invited Paper)
Paper 10636-15
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Upendra N. Singh, Michael J. Kavaya, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States); George D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc. (United States); Ramesh K. Kakar, NASA Headquarters (United States)
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A Langley extrapolation technique applied to atmospheric aerosol lidars
Paper 10636-16
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Christopher R. Valenta, John M. Stewart, Chase Johnston, Gary G. Gimmestad, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
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Lidar detection of small aerosol size distribution
Paper 10636-17
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Hans D. Hallen, C. Russell Philbrick, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
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Compact lidar for continuous monitoring of atmospheric extinction
Paper 10636-18
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): David M. Sonnenfroh, Robert J. Minelli, Joseph A. K. Goodwin, W. Terry Rawlins, Physical Sciences Inc. (United States)
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Using a bistatic camera lidar to profile aerosols influenced by a local source of pollution
Paper 10636-19
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Amin Kabir, Univ. of The Bahamas (Bahamas); Nimmi C. Sharma, Central Connecticut State Univ. (United States); John E. Barnes, NOAA Earth Systems Research Lab. (United States); Jalal Butt, Central Connecticut State Univ. (United States); Mauricio Bridgewater, Univ. of The Bahamas (Bahamas)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 6:
Advanced Data Processing and Exploitation I
Wednesday 18 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Monte D. Turner, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Noisy lidar point clouds: impact on information extraction in high-precision lidar surveying
Paper 10636-20
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Andreas Ullrich, Martin Pfennigbauer, RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH (Austria)
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Total propagated uncertainty for coastal zone mapping and imaging lidar (CZMIL)
Paper 10636-21
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Vinod Ramnath, Teledyne Optech (United States); Peter Friess, Independent Consultant (Germany); Hieu Duong, Viktor Feygels, Teledyne Optech (United States); Yuri I. Kopilevich, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)
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Random forest classifier based road network detection in forest regions
(Canceled)
Paper 10636-22
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s):
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 7:
Advanced Data Processing and Exploitation II
Wednesday 18 April 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Upendra N. Singh, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Large-scale public lidar and satellite image data set for urban semantic labeling
Paper 10636-23
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Myron Z. Brown, Hirsh Goldberg, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Kevin Foster, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab. (United States); Andrea Leichtman, Sean Wang, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Shea Hagstrom, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab. (United States); Marc Bosch, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Scott Almes, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab. (United States)
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Super-resolution textured digital surface model formation using aerial texel images taken from a low-cost, small unmanned aerial system
Paper 10636-24
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Bikalpa Khatiwada, Scott E. Budge, Utah State Univ. (United States)
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Improving accuracy of pulsed-laser range finding based on differential optical path
(Canceled)
Paper 10636-25
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s):
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 8:
Space-based Laser Radar Applications
Wednesday 18 April 2018
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Tallahassee 2
Session Chair:
Richard M. Heinrichs, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)
Space-based photon-counting laser altimetry for global applications
Paper 10636-26
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Lori A. Magruder, Amy L. Neuenschwander, Applied Research Labs., The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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Component-level selection and qualification for the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) laser altimeter transmitter
Paper 10636-27
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Erich Frese, ASRC Federal Space and Defense (United States); Furqan Chiragh, Pinnacle Solutions (United States); Robert Switzer, ASRC Federal Space and Defense (United States); Aleksey A. Vasilyev, Trident Vantage (United States); Joe Thomas, D. Barry Coyle, Paul R. Stysley, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Qualification of the solid state laser systems for the GEDI altimeter mission
Paper 10636-28
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Paul R. Stysley, Barry B. Coyle, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Furqan Chiragh, Pinnacle Engineering & Management Solutions, LLC (United States); Erich Frese, ASRC Federal Space and Defense (United States); Michael J. Hersh, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Kevin Smith, Gordon Blalock, Genesis Engineering Solutions, Inc. (United States); Peter Morey, Ball Aerospace (United States); Juan Lander, Fibertek, Inc. (United States); Richard B. Kay, Demetrios Poulios, Greg B. Clarke, American Univ. (United States); Kristen Washington, ASRC Federal Space and Defense (United States); Cynthia Kirchner, Peter Mule, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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A mission-enabling UV laser for mass spectrometry (UVMS) with continuously selectable output for in-situ planetary exploration
Paper 10636-29
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Barry B. Coyle, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Demetrios Poulios, American Univ. (United States); Ricardo Arevalo, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States); Greg B. Clarke, American Univ. (United States); Paul R. Stysley, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Laser-Induced damage properties of 355nm space coatings (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10636-31
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Kesheng Guo, Jianda Shao, Yangzhi Wang, Meiping Zhu, Jia Liu, Ruiyi Chen, Kui Yi, Hongbo He, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)
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