21 October 2016 Rapid 2-axis scanning lidar prototype
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The rapid 2-axis scanning lidar prototype was developed to demonstrate high-precision single-pixel linear-mode lidar performance. The lidar system is a combined integration of components from various commercial products allowing for future customization and performance enhancements. The intent of the prototype scanner is to demonstrate current stateof- the-art high-speed linear scanning technologies.

The system consists of two pieces: the sensor head and control unit. The senor head can be installed up to 4 m from the control box and houses the lidar scanning components and a small RGB camera. The control unit houses the power supplies and ranging electronics necessary for operating the electronics housed inside the sensor head.

This paper will discuss the benefits of a 2-axis scanning linear-mode lidar system, such as range performance and a userselectable FOV. Other features include real-time processing of 3D image frames consisting of up to 200,000 points per frame.
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Daryl Hartsell, Daryl Hartsell, Paul E. LaRocque, Paul E. LaRocque, Jeffrey Tripp, Jeffrey Tripp, "Rapid 2-axis scanning lidar prototype", Proc. SPIE 9988, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing X, 99880D (21 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2241433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2241433


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