The pulse spreading resulting from light detection and ranging measurements of the range to earth-orbiting is described. An analysis quantifying this pulse spreading and the calculation of corrections to be satellites to the lidar range determination of satellites is detailed.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 15, 1990
Published: September 1, 1990
Jon A. Schwartz, "Pulse spreading and range correction analysis for satellite laser ranging," Appl. Opt. 29, 3597-3602 (1990)