28 May 1999 Design and development of the SPARCLE coherent lidar transceiver
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This paper discusses the design and current development status of the coherent lidar transceiver being developed by Coherent Technologies Inc for the NASA program, SPARCLE (SPAce Readiness Coherent Lidar Experiment). SPARCLE is intended as a precursor mission to a fully operational satellite system, measuring global wind profiles from the Space Shuttle, with a planned launch date in March 2001.
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Mark W. Phillips, Mark W. Phillips, Dane L. Schnal, Dane L. Schnal, Charley P. Hale, Charley P. Hale, David M. D'Epagnier, David M. D'Epagnier, Jirong Yu, Jirong Yu, Upendra N. Singh, Upendra N. Singh, Robert T. Menzies, Robert T. Menzies, } "Design and development of the SPARCLE coherent lidar transceiver", Proc. SPIE 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351379; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.351379


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