The pulse spreading resulting from light detection and ranging measurements of the range to earth-orbiting satellites is described. An analysis quantifying this pulse spreading and the calculation of corrections to be applied to the lidar range determination of satellites is detailed.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Jon A. Schwartz, "Pulse spreading and range correction analysis for satellite laser ranging," Appl. Opt. 29, 3597-3602 (1990)