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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 2008
  • pp: 6852–6859

Laser-jamming effectiveness analysis of combined-fiber lasers for airborne defense systems

Xu Jie, Zhao Shanghong, Hou Rui, Zhan Shengbao, Shi Lei, Wu Jili, Fang Shaoqiang, and Li Yongjun  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 36, pp. 6852-6859 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.006852


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Abstract

The laser-jamming effectiveness of combined fiber lasers for airborne defense systems is analyzed in detail. Our preliminary experimental results are proof of the concept of getting a high-power laser through a beam combination technique. Based on combined fiber lasers, the jamming effectiveness of four-quadrant guidance and imaging guidance systems are evaluated. The simulation results have proved that for a four-quadrant guidance system, the tracking system takes only two seconds to complete tracking, and the new tracking target is the jamming laser; for the imaging guidance system, increasing the power of the jamming laser or the distance between the target and the jamming laser are both efficient ways to achieve a successful laser jamming.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 10, 2008
Published: December 15, 2008

Citation
Xu Jie, Zhao Shanghong, Hou Rui, Zhan Shengbao, Shi Lei, Wu Jili, Fang Shaoqiang, and Li Yongjun, "Laser-jamming effectiveness analysis of combined-fiber lasers for airborne defense systems," Appl. Opt. 47, 6852-6859 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-36-6852


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