Accession Number : AD0912145

Title :   Laser Applications System Study. Volume V. Appendix.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 72-Jul 73,

Corporate Author : BOEING AEROSPACE CO SEATTLE WA ARMY SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Hovnanian, V. P.

Report Date : JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 290

Abstract : Contents: Introduction and Summary; Effect of High Energy Particles on the Performance of a Laser Radar's Optical Heterodyne Receiver; The Effect of Target Scintillation Due to Rotation on the Performance of an FM Laser Radar; Laser Radar Doppler Cross-Section for a Spinning Cone; Laser Radar Balloon Discrimination with a Tumbling Target; Double Aperture Laser Radar Target Spin Rate Determination; Rotation Target Doppler Spread and Its Effect on Heterodyne Detection Laser Radar Performance; Simulation of Laser Discrimination of Objects, with Arbitrary Orientations; Analysis of Speckle Correlation Through Spatial Coherence; Laser Waveform Requirements; Discrimination Power Requirements - Probe Mission and Laser Radar Cross-Section Simulation Results.

Descriptors :   *ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS), (*LASERS, OPTICAL RADAR, TARGET DISCRIMINATION, ENERGY, SCINTILLATION, DOPPLER EFFECT, RADAR CROSS SECTIONS, POWER, SPINNING(MOTION), TUMBLING, TARGETS, BALLOONS, OPTICAL TRACKING, OPTICAL TARGET DESIGNATORS, INFRARED RADIATION, BACKSCATTERING, SIMULATION, PARTICLES, FREQUENCY MODULATION, REENTRY VEHICLES, DECOYS, FREQUENCY SHIFT.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Antimissile Defense Systems
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE