Fast electro-optic switching for coherent laser ranging and velocimetry

  title={Fast electro-optic switching for coherent laser ranging and velocimetry},
  author={Ben Haylock and Markus A. Baker and Thomas M. Stace and Mirko Lobino},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
The growth of 3D imaging across a range of sectors has driven a demand for high performance beam steering techniques. Fields as diverse as autonomous vehicles and medical imaging can benefit from a high speed, adaptable method of beam steering. We present a monolithic, sub-microsecond electro-optic switch as a solution satisfying the need for reliability, speed, dynamic addressability and compactness. Here we demonstrate a laboratory-scale, solid-state lidar pointing system, using the electro… 

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