Accession Number:

ADA139448

Title:

Coherent Laser Radar Remote Sensing

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Oct 1982-30 Sep 1983

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Report Date:

1983-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the technical effort accomplished in FY83 on a program to make range-resolved measurements of chemical agents or pollutants distributed within the atmosphere. A description of the modified receiver electronics which permit rapid accumulation of a very large number of signal returns is described. The performance of a rapidly tunable CO2 laser is discussed. Theoretical analyses of coherent laser radar systems including mixing efficiencies, speckle effects, and waveform performance are reported.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE