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Systems for doppler tracking using photonic mixing detectors

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Ladar systems are provided. An exemplary ladar system includes a waveform generator for generating an arbitrary waveform, a laser for transmitting a modulated light signal toward a target, and a Doppler tracking loop for tracking the Doppler frequency shift between the transmitted light signal and a received reflected light signal.

Inventors: 
Ruff, William Charles; Redman, Brian C.; Stann, Barry Lee
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2007-06-26
Grant Date: 
2009-08-11
Grant time: 
777 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
2
Assignee: 
US ARMY