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Absolute Ranging Using Frequency Combs



William C. Swann, Ian R. Coddington, Nathan R. Newbury


We present a technique for measuring absolute range that uses two mismatched frequency combs to measure distance over 1.5 m range with 10 nm level statistical uncertainty.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Conference Dates
May 31-June 3, 2009
Conference Location
Baltimore, MD


frequency comb, ranging


Swann, W. , Coddington, I. and Newbury, N. (2009), Absolute Ranging Using Frequency Combs, Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, MD, [online], (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created May 25, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017