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Chirped amplitude modulation ladar

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An imaging method and apparatus using an unmodulated pulsed laser with a chirp modulated receiver is provided for producing 3D plus intensity imagery of targets in heavily cluttered locations The apparatus includes a laser for emitting a laser beam and synchronizing a receiver to receive a reflected laser signal and transform the reflected laser signal into a displayable image that includes intensity information.

Inventors: 
Ruff, William Charles; Stann, Barry L.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2007-06-26
Grant Date: 
2009-08-04
Grant time: 
770 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE