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Title: LIDAR; Remote Measurements; Distance; Vibration
Description: Conventional laser ranging systems would fail to produce usable data on the range to a target about 1 kilometer away (false color image, top). By contrast, the NIST system obtains a clear image of the relative changes in the range to the target with time. The rise and fall of the plot (bottom) represents very small changes in range from the detector to the surface of a rotating, wobbling disk.

EEEL, Boulder, Frequency Comb,

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Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Optics
Type: Graphic/scientific data
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: NIST/N. Newbury, W. Swann
AV Number: 06EEEL002
Date Created: February 2, 2006
Date Entered: 2/2/2006

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