3 November 2015 Laser detection of remote targets applying chaotic pulse position modulation
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Abstract
Chaotic pulse position modulation (CPPM) has been successfully used in robust digital communication for years. We propose to adapt CPPM for laser detection of remote targets to address the issue of noise. Specified in a time-of-flight (TOF) consecutive laser ranging application scenario, the feasibility of laser detection applying CPPM for laser detection is experimentally investigated. The scheme including the adaptive design for laser detection and parameter settings with validation is introduced. Lab-based electrical experiment and a proof-of-concept outdoor TOF experiment are further conducted to verify the feasibility of laser ranging and detection using CPPM through comparison with traditional Lidar detection and other pulse interval patterns. According to experiments and the following analysis, laser ranging using CPPM is feasible and more robust than traditional laser ranging.
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Pengfei Du, Pengfei Du, Dongxian Geng, Dongxian Geng, Wei Wang, Wei Wang, Mali Gong, Mali Gong, } "Laser detection of remote targets applying chaotic pulse position modulation," Optical Engineering 54(11), 114102 (3 November 2015). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.54.11.114102 . Submission:
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