Design of an infrared camera based aircraft detection system for laser guide star installations

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There have been incidents in which the irradiance resulting from laser guide stars have temporarily blinded pilots or passengers of aircraft. An aircraft detection system based on passive near infrared cameras (instead of active radar) is described in this report.

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Friedman, H. & Macintosh, B. March 5, 1996.

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There have been incidents in which the irradiance resulting from laser guide stars have temporarily blinded pilots or passengers of aircraft. An aircraft detection system based on passive near infrared cameras (instead of active radar) is described in this report.

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5 p.

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OSTI as DE96011001

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  • Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineer (SPIE) summer topical meeting on adaptive optics, Maui, HI (United States), 8-12 Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE96011001
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--123771
  • Report No.: CONF-9607112--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 242623
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc671107

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Friedman, H. & Macintosh, B. Design of an infrared camera based aircraft detection system for laser guide star installations, article, March 5, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc671107/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.