29 April 2016 Long-distance eye-safe laser TOF camera design
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We present a new TOF camera design based on a compact actively Q-switched diode pumped solid-state laser operating in 1.5 μm range and a receiver system based on a short wave infrared InGaAs PIN diodes focal plane array with an image intensifier and a special readout integration circuit. The compact camera is capable of depth imaging up to 4 kilometers with 10 frame/s and 1.2 m error. The camera could be applied for airborne and space geodesy location and navigation.
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Anton V. Kovalev, Vadim M. Polyakov, Vyacheslav A. Buchenkov, "Long-distance eye-safe laser TOF camera design", Proc. SPIE 9896, Optics, Photonics and Digital Technologies for Imaging Applications IV, 989617 (29 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2227764; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2227764
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