8 February 1985 Beam Profile Measurements For Target Designators
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Proceedings Volume 0499, Optical Radiation Measurements; (1985); doi: 10.1117/12.971074
Event: 28th Annual Technical Symposium, 1984, San Diego, United States
Abstract
I.A review of automated systems for far field measurements There have been several efforts at Hughes Aircraft Company to improve on the tedious, slow manual methods of measuring pulsed lasers for rangefinders particularly beam divergence which is done by varying aperture sizes and positions in the laser beam path. The manual method of measuring divergence is somewhat easier to perform if the shot to shot laser energy and wander changes are minimized using a ratiometer. Three instruments have been developed and are being used. They are referred to by the acronyms ALIMS, LIPS, and ALTS.
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J. D. Frank, "Beam Profile Measurements For Target Designators", Proc. SPIE 0499, Optical Radiation Measurements, (8 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.971074; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.971074
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