We demonstrate sub-nanosecond range and sub-50-Hz Doppler resolved LADAR measurements using spatial-spectral holographic processing in rare-earth ion doped crystals. Our measurements highlight the ability of this technique to process broadband analog optical pseudorandom noise waveforms.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Real-Time Range-Doppler Radar Imaging Using a Coherent Holographic Analog Optical Signal Processor

R. R. Reibel, Z. Cole, T. Berg, B. Kaylor, K. D. Merkel, and W. R. Babbitt
CWB3 Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications (COTA) 2006

Coherent Lidar Range Processing of Broadband Optical Noise Waveforms

Zachary Cole, Randy R. Reibel, Daryn E. Benson, Kristian D. Merkel, W. Randall Babbitt, and Kelvin Wagner
JThI5 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2005

Chirped AM Ladar for 3D Imaging and Range-Doppler Tracking at 1550 nm Wavelength: Update

Brian Redman, Barry Stann, William Lawler, Mark Giza, John Dammann, and William Potter
PThA3 Photonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference (PhAST) 2006


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription