17 May 2016 New counter-countermeasure techniques for laser anti-dazzling spectacles
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Aviation, commercial and military, is new area in optics that is suffering from laser threats in the last years. Dazzling and damage to pilot's eyes by laser pointers is a common threat lately. Under certain conditions, laser light, directed at aircraft can be hazardous. The most likely scenario is when bright visible laser light causes distraction and/or temporary flash blindness to the pilot, during a critical phase of flight like landing or takeoff. It is also possible, that a visible or invisible beam could cause permanent damage to a pilot's eyes. This paper presents a novel technology for protection of the human eye against laser threats in the visible range.
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Ariela Donval, Eran Partouche, Ofir Lipman, Noam Gross, Tali Fisher, Moshe Oron, "New counter-countermeasure techniques for laser anti-dazzling spectacles", Proc. SPIE 9822, Advanced Optics for Defense Applications: UV through LWIR, 982213 (17 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2230451; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2230451
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