Accession Number : ADD010007

Title :   A Wide Field-of-View Laser Spot Tracker.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Conrad,Raymond W

Report Date : 30 Dec 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A laser spot tracker having a wider field-of-view by the use of a phase diffraction plate to cause the focusing of a square array of spots upon a focal plane having a plurality of detectors thereon. Using the detectors to find the spot of the greatest intensity so as to cause the tracker to point towards the target of interest. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Laser tracking, *Laser spots, *Detectors, *Photodetectors, Focusing, Tracking

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE