Laser Doppler Methods

  • Axel Donges
  • Reinhard NollEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 188)


Laser Doppler methods are used to measure the state of motion of objects and particles. Laser vibrometers and laser anemometers make use of this effect. Their interferometric principle is explained which allows to determine velocities and to discriminate as well the direction of movement. Signal processing schemes are described such as frequency demodulation, digital signal processing, tracker and photon correlators. Examples of applications as the measurement of the three dimensional vibration state of car bodies and flow fields in wind tunnels are presented.


Angular Frequency Interference Fringe Reference Beam Object Point Holographic Interferometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.nta Hochschule Isny—University of Applied SciencesIsnyGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institut für LasertechnikAachenGermany

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