Accession Number : ADA266715


Title :   The Effects of Laser Phase Noise on Laser Radar Performance


Descriptive Note : Meeting speech,


Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB


Personal Author(s) : Eng, R S ; Freed, C ; Kingston, R H ; Schultz, K I ; Kachelmyer, A L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266715.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 17


Abstract : Laser phase noise is shown to degrade the sensitivity in target vibration measurements using a CW laser with an FM discriminator. Its effects on the performance of a radar employing a linear FM waveform is also discussed


Descriptors :   *DOPPLER RADAR , *CARBON DIOXIDE LASERS , FREQUENCY , OSCILLATORS , REPRINTS , STABILITY , SPECTRUM ANALYZERS , TIME DOMAIN , NOISE , VIBRATION , DEGRADATION , SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO


Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE