26 February 2010 High energy laser testbed for accurate beam pointing control
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Precision laser beam pointing is a key technology in High Energy Laser systems. In this paper, a laboratory High Energy Laser testbed developed at the Naval Postgraduate School is introduced. System identification is performed and a mathematical model is constructed to estimate system performance. New beam pointing control algorithms are designed based on this mathematical model. It is shown in both computer simulation and experiment that the adaptive filter algorithm can improve the pointing performance of the system.
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Dojong Kim, Dojong Kim, Jae Jun Kim, Jae Jun Kim, Duane Frist, Duane Frist, Masaki Nagashima, Masaki Nagashima, Brij Agrawal, Brij Agrawal, } "High energy laser testbed for accurate beam pointing control", Proc. SPIE 7587, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXII, 75870G (26 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.842212; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.842212

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