15 October 2015 Multiple-input multiple-output 3D imaging laser radar
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Proceedings Volume 9674, AOPC 2015: Optical and Optoelectronic Sensing and Imaging Technology; 967432 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2202974
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2015), 2015, Beijing, China
A 3D (angle-angle-range) imaging laser radar (LADAR) based on multiple-input multiple-output structure is proposed. In the LADAR, multiple coherent beams are randomly phased to form the structured light field and an APD array detector is utilized to receive the echoes from target. The sampled signals from each element of APD are correlated with the referenced light to reconstruct the local 3D images of target. The 3D panorama of target can be obtained by stitching the local images of all the elements. The system composition is described first, then the operation principle is presented and numerical simulations are provided to show the validity of the proposed scheme.
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Chunbo Liu, Chunbo Liu, Chao Wu, Chao Wu, Xiang'e Han, Xiang'e Han, } "Multiple-input multiple-output 3D imaging laser radar", Proc. SPIE 9674, AOPC 2015: Optical and Optoelectronic Sensing and Imaging Technology, 967432 (15 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2202974; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2202974


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