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Wave Optics Simulation of Optically Augmented Retroreflections for Mononstatic/Bistatic Detection

  title={Wave Optics Simulation of Optically Augmented Retroreflections for Mononstatic/Bistatic Detection},
  author={J. Tatar},
  • J. Tatar
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
  • Abstract : Optical devices interrogated with a laser in the appropriate band can exhibit strong, deterministic reflections of the incident beam. This characteristic could be exploited for optical target detection and identification. The distribution of reflected power is strongly dependent on the geometry of the interrogation scenario, atmospheric conditions, and the cross section of the target optical device. Previous work on laser interrogation systems in this area has focused on analytic… CONTINUE READING
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