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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 12, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1973
  • pp: 2367–2372

Matched-Filter Detection of Mode-Locked Laser Signals

R. J. D’Orazio and Nicholas George  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 12, Issue 10, pp. 2367-2372 (1973)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.12.002367


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Abstract

The passive Fabry-Perot cavity is shown to be a good practical approach to the match-filter optimization for the sensitive detection of mode-locked laser signals. Doppler measurements of relative motion over a wide range of velocities are possible simply by measuring the cavity length for a peak output.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 24, 1972
Revised Manuscript: March 26, 1973
Published: October 1, 1973

Citation
R. J. D’Orazio and Nicholas George, "Matched-Filter Detection of Mode-Locked Laser Signals," Appl. Opt. 12, 2367-2372 (1973)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-12-10-2367


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