Abstract

The pulse spreading resulting from light detection and ranging measurements of the range to earth-orbiting is described. An analysis quantifying this pulse spreading and the calculation of corrections to be satellites to the lidar range determination of satellites is detailed.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

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