Solid-State Laser Sources for Remote Sensing
Remote sensing with laser sources has made tremendous strides during the past decade. The progress has been paced, however, by the slow development of the high power, narrow bandwidth, tunable laser sources required as transmitters for DIAL and coherent detection methods. Only recently, with the development of Nd:YAG pumped dye and parametric oscillator sources has near infrared and ultraviolet measurement systems been demonstrated.
KeywordsGlass Laser Chirp Rate Slab Geometry Unstable Resonator Slab Laser
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