16 February 2005 Laser diodes for sensing applications: adaptive cruise control and more
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Proceedings Volume 5663, Photonics in the Automobile; (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.604722
Event: European Workshop on Photonics in the Automobile, 2004, Geneva, Switzerland
Adaptive Cruise Controls (ACC) and pre-crash sensors require an intelligent eye which can recognize traffic situations and deliver a 3-dimensional view. Both microwave RADAR and “Light RADAR” (LIDAR) systems are well suited as sensors. In order to utilize the advantages of LIDARs -- such as lower cost, simpler assembly and high reliability -- the key component, the laser diode, is of primary importance. Here, we present laser diodes which meet the requirements of the automotive industry.
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Joerg Heerlein, Joerg Heerlein, Stefan Morgott, Stefan Morgott, Christian Ferstl, Christian Ferstl, } "Laser diodes for sensing applications: adaptive cruise control and more", Proc. SPIE 5663, Photonics in the Automobile, (16 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.604722; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.604722


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