An Er3+: Glass Eye-Safe Military Laser Rangefinder

  • C. Tarenzi
  • M. Zorgno
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB)

Abstract

A military eye-safe rangefinder based on a Er3+: glass Q — switched laser is described. The output energy of the laser is up to 50 mJ with a pulse duration of ~ 25 ns. Under typical operating conditions the expected range of the system may be up to ~ 5 Km.

Keywords

Saturable Absorber Laser Structure Glass Laser POCKEL Cell Laser Rangefinder 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Tarenzi
    • 1
  • M. Zorgno
    • 1
  1. 1.RadioelettricheFIAR — Fabbrica Italiana ApparecchiatureMilanoItaly

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