21 October 2005 Waveform digitizing laser scanners for surveying and surveillance applications
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We discuss the potential of waveform digitizing scanning lidars for two different applications: surveying applications and collision avoidance applications, both from airborne or terrestrial platforms. These two applications impose remarkably different requirements on the scanning lidar, which, nevertheless, can both be met with a similar hardware architecture by appropriately designing the processing algorithms for the digitized echo waveforms, taking into consideration fundamental parameters as laser beam geometry and scan speed.
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Andreas Ullrich, Rainer Reichert, "Waveform digitizing laser scanners for surveying and surveillance applications", Proc. SPIE 5988, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, 59880P (21 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.638965; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.638965
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