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High-resolution ranging of a diffuse target at sub-millisecond intervals with a calibrated FMCW Lidar

Published

Author(s)

Fabrizio R. Giorgetta, Esther Baumann, Kevin O. Knabe, Ian R. Coddington, Nathan R. Newbury

Abstract

We demonstrate a FMCW Lidar with a frequency-calibrated laser modulated over 1 THz at ~1 kHz modulation frequency. Range to a diffuse target is measured at 0.5 ms intervals with 150 υm resolution and ~1 υm precision. Work of the U.S. government, not subject to copyright.
Proceedings Title
CLEO 2012, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Conference Dates
May 7-11, 2012
Conference Location
San Jose, CA

Keywords

Lidar, ranging, frequency comb ranging

Citation

Giorgetta, F. , Baumann, E. , Knabe, K. , Coddington, I. and Newbury, N. (2012), High-resolution ranging of a diffuse target at sub-millisecond intervals with a calibrated FMCW Lidar, CLEO 2012, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, San Jose, CA, [online], https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2012.CF3C.2 (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created May 6, 2012, Updated November 10, 2018