Speckle-free imaging of dynamic targets without motion blur using pulsed laser arrays

Austin W. Steinforth, J. Gary Eden

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Abstract

Incoherent microlaser arrays producing 11 mJ pulses with 5 ns duration were developed as light sources for speckle-free imaging. Imaging targets with speeds up to 300 m/s was achieved without motion blur. Additionally, this light source is shown to be effective for imaging through mist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2020 IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference, RAPID 2020 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781728158891
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2020
Event3rd IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference, RAPID 2020 - Virtual, Miramar Beach, United States
Duration: Aug 10 2020Aug 12 2020

Publication series

Name2020 IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference, RAPID 2020 - Proceedings

Conference

Conference3rd IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference, RAPID 2020
CountryUnited States
CityVirtual, Miramar Beach
Period8/10/208/12/20

Keywords

  • imaging
  • laser
  • speckle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Signal Processing
  • Information Systems and Management

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