We present a frequency comb-based, frequency-resolved coherent LIDAR (FReCL) that provides higher performance than that of conventional pulsed range/Doppler LIDARs, dramatically reduces local oscillator timing requirements, and compensates for path dispersion.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar
W. C. Swann and N. R. Newbury, "Frequency-Resolved Coherent LIDAR Using a Femtosecond Fiber Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMY2.