Amplified spontaneous emission is used as an optical noise source for range sensing. A depth resolution of 30cm and detection of multiple targets is achieved at a range of 2km, using novel Kramers-Kronig algorithms.
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D. Mermelstein, M. Biton, S. Sternklar, and E. Granot, "Fiber-optic range sensing based on amplified spontaneous emission noise radar with Kramers-Kronig phase retrieval," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThB135.
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