10th International Workshop on Laser Ranging Instrumentation

Shanghai, China
November 11-15, 1996

Proceedings Documentation:

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Scientific Achievements and Applications

  • Shelus, P.J., The Science Derived from Lunar Laser Ranging, p. 2
  • Dunn, P., "Applications of Accurate SLR Station Positioning" , p.10
  • Appleby, G.M., "Quality Checks within the EUROLAS Cluster", p. 19
  • Degnan,J.J., "Compact Laser Transponders for Interplanetary Ranging and Time Transfer", p. 24
  • Bock, O., Kasser, M., Thorn, Ch, "A Wide Angle Airborne or Spaceborne Laser Ranging Instrumentation for Millimeter", p. 32
  • Kasser, M., Thom, C., "Accuracy Subsidence Measurements Proposition for a New SLR Methodology Using CW or Long Pulse Lasers", p. 43

Laser Ranging Performance Evaluation Session

  • Husson, V.S., "Global SLR Performance Evaluation", p. 52
  • Pearlman, M.R., "SLR Data Usage, Applications, Performance and Requirements", p. 61
  • Schillak, S., "Station Performance Evaluation Borowiec SLR (7811)", p. 66 Varghese, T., "Global SLR: Recognition, Identification, and Resolution of Data Problems" , p. 68

New Fixed Stations

  • Gurtner, W., Pop, E., Schildknecht, T., Utzinger, J., Wild, U., Barbe, J., "The New Laser and Astrometric Telescope in Zimmerwald", 78
  • Chengzbi, Shi Jianyong,, Li Yinzhu, Gong Yan, Jin Honglin, Zhao You , "The Current Status and Development of Changchun SLR System", page 90
  • Bieneman, M., Clarke, C.B., Heinick, J.M., McClure, D., Nallappa, B., Selden, M., Bianco, G., "Matera Laser Ranging Observatory Software System", p. 93
  • Ignatenko, Yu.V., Kokurin, Yu.L., Kurbasov, V.V., Lobanov, V.F., Sukhanovski, A.N., Triapitsin, V.N., "Upgrading the SLR station Katziveli", p. 102
  • Schillak, S., Bartoszak, J., Butkiewicz, E., Schillak, D., Zapasnik, S., "Status Report on Borowiec SLR, 1994-1996", p. 104
  • Jiang Chongguo, Xiong Yaoheng, Wang Wu, Feng Hesheng, "The Laser Ranging System of Yunnan Observatory (YLRS) and its Status", p. 110
  • Stirberg, L.S., Tatevian, S.K., "The Simeiz: (N 1873) SLR Station", p. 115

New Mobile Stations

  • Al- Ghamdi, A.A., "Report on Saudi Arabian Laser Ranging Observatory (SALRO)" , p. 120
  • Sperber, P., Boeer, A., Dassing, R., Hase, H., Schlueter, W., Kilger, R., "TIGO-Project. Concept-Status-Plans", p. 135
  • Sperber, P., Boeer, A., Dassing, R., Hessels, U., Schlueter, W., "TIGO SLR Module: Status" p. 145
  • Xia Zhizhong, Cai Qingfu, Ye Wenwei, Guo Tangyong, Wang Linhua, "A Transportable Laser Ranging System in China (CTLRS)", p. 160

Lunar Laser Ranging

  • Huang, C., Jin, W., Xu, H., "Adaptive Ridge RegressiOn. the Multicollinearity and its Remedy- a Case in Lunar Laser Ranging", p. 168
  • Mueller, J., Schreiber, U., "Expected Results from the Analysis of LLR Data", p. 178
  • Shelus. P., "The Impact of Technology on Lunar Laser Ranging at MLRS", p. 183
  • Shelus. P., "The Lunar Laser Ranging Network and the Lunar Data Gathered . . .Are they Sufficient?, p. 185
  • Mangin, J.F., Chabaudie, J.E., Feraudy, D., Fridelance, P., Furia, M., Glentzlin, M., Journet, A., Pham Van, J., Samain, E., Torre, J.M., Vigouroux. G., "Millimetric Lunar Laser Ranging O.C.A/C.E.R.G.A", p. 189
  • Luck, J.Mck., "Prospects for LLR at Orroral", p. 194
  • Feng Hesheng , Xiong Yaoheng, "Compensation of Laser Beam Propagation for the LLR", p. 196

Target Design, Signature and Biases

  • Luck, J., Stamp, T., Elphick, M., Jackson, S., "Amplitude Corrections to Delay Measurements", p. 202
  • Schillak, S., "Accuracy of the Satellite Laser Ranging", p. 208
  • Neubert. R., "Preliminary Design of the Laser Reflector Array for the CHAMP Satellite", p. 216
  • Otsubo, T., Amagai, J., Kunimori, H., "Dependence of Ajisai's Center-of-Mass Correction on Laser Ranging System", p. 223
  • Schreiber, U., Bardorf, B., Riepi, S., Haufe, K. H., "Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Parameters", p. 233
  • Varghese, T., Zagwodzki, T. W., Mcgarry, J. F., Degnan, J. J., Conklin, B., "On-Orbit Measurement of TOPEX Impulse Response: Assessment of Coherent Interaction and Verification of Range Correction", p. 242
  • Burmistrov, V., Shargorodsky, V., Vassiliev, V., Soyuzova, N., "Refined mathematical model of satellite WPLTN-1-fizeau", p. 251
  • Burmistrov, V., Shargorodsky, V., Vassiliev, V., Soyuzova, N., Study of retroreflectors with two-spot reflection pattern at sloped light incidence", p. 259
  • Kasser, M., Goupil, E., "The Polarizdtion Behavior of Cube Corner Retrorefiectors Used in SLR Satellites", p. 263
  • Kirchner, G., Koidl, F ., "Eurolas Cluster Stations Bias Workshop Results", p. 269 /li>

Spectral Filters

  • Liu Zhi, Zhao You, Zhang Xinghua, Fan Cunbo, "The Performance Test of F4129f MCP-PMT in Changchun Station" , p. 276
  • Zane, R., Maberry, M.T., O'Gara, D.J., "Increasing System Sensitivity at Lure Observatory or How to Get GPS Data with a 400 mm (16 inch) Aperture Telescope" , p. 279
  • Prochazka, I., Hamal, K., "SPAD Detectors for Ranging with Sub-Millimeter Bias" , p. 287
  • Kirchner, G., Koidl, F., "Automatic SPAD Time Walk Compensation" , p. 293
  • Prochazka, I., Hamal, K., Greene, B., Kunimori, H., "Large aperture Germanium Detector Package for Picosecond Photon Counting in the 0.5- 1.6-micron Range" , p. 297
  • Schreiber, U., Schoetz, C., Haufe, K.H., "Testing Ge-APS's for Ranging Applications in a Cryogenic Environment" , p. 301
  • Jackson, S., "Effects of Common Gating Schemes on SPAD/APD Bias" , p. 312

Laser Technology Development

  • Sperber, P., Boeer, A., Pop, E., Estable, F., Vigroux, L., Falcoz, F., " Cr:LiSAF/Ti:Sapphire Based Solid State Laser System for Two Color Satellite Laser Ranging", p. 320
  • Degnan, J.J., " Optimal Design of Passively Q-Switched Microlaser Transmitters for Satellite Laser Ranging", p. 334
  • Hamal, K., Blazej, J., Prochazka, I., "Eye Safe Raman laser", p. 344
  • Sun Zhan'ao, Yang Xiangchun, Zhu Xiaolei ,Wu Zhaoqing, Yang Fumin, Chen Wanzhen, Xiao Chikun, "A Compact Modified SFUR Passively Mode-locked Nd:YAG Laser for Satellite Ranging" , p. 349
  • Gao, Y., Greene, B., Wang, Y., "kHz Laser for Satellite Ranging" , p. 352

Eyesafe Systems

  • Donovan, H., Varghese, T., Allshouse, A., Patterson, D., SuvalI, R., Miller, J., Degnan, J., "Integration of the SLR Radar into the Geophysical Laboratory", p. 360
  • Degnan, J., McGarry, J., Zagwodzki, T., Titterton, P., Sweeney, H., Donovan, H., Perry, M., Conklin, B., Decker, W., Cheek, J., Mallama, A., Dunn, P., Ricklefs, R., " SLR2000: An Inexpensive, Fully Automated, Eyesafe Satellite Laser Ranging System" , p. 367
  • Titterton, P.J., Sweeney, H.E., "Correlation Processing Approach for Eyesafe SLR 2000" , p. 378
  • McGarry, J., "SLR2000 Performance Simulations" , p. 385
  • Greene, B., Kunimori, H., Kamal, K., Prochazka, I, "Centimeter Eyesafe Satellite Laser Ranging Using Raman Shifted Nd:YAG Laser and Germanium Photon Counter", p. 392

Timing Devices and Calibration

  • Steggerda, C., Clarke, C.B., Heinick, J. M., McClure, D., Selden, M., Stringfellow, R., Bianco, G., "Instrumentation Development and Calibration for the Matera Laser Ranging Observatory" , p. 404
  • Kirchner, G., Koidl. F., "MultiCounter Operation at SLR Gras", p. 414
  • Greene, B., Dahl, L., Koelbl, J., " Femtosecond Timing of Electronic Pulses for SLR", p. 419
  • Schreiber, U., Haufe, K.H., Brandl, N., Dassing, R. Herold, G., Pochert, G., Feil, D., "WLRS Timing System Aspects" , p. 426
  • Kirchner, G., Koidl, F., "Short Distance Calibration", p. 431
  • Prochazka, I., Hamal, K., Kunimori, H., Greene, B., "Portable SLR Calibration Standard", p. 436
  • Tawadros, M., Prochazka, I., Cech, M., Hamal, K., Jelinkova, H., Novotny, A., " Calibration Setup for Helwan Station Two Detectors Comparison Experiment", p. 442

Multiwavelength Ranging/Streak Cameras

  • Gaignebet, J., Hatat, J-L., Oneto, J-L ., "Streak Camera and Two Color Laser Ranging" , p 446
  • Riepl, S., Schreiber, U., Schlueter, W., "The Circular Streak Camera Experiment of the WLRS" , p 451
  • Neubert, R., "Water Vapour Correction of Two-Color SLR" , p. 471
  • Greene, B., Kunimori, H., Hamal, K., Prochazka, I., "Atmospheric Dispersion Monitoring Using 0.53 micron and 1.54 micron Satellite Laser Ranging" , p. 477
  • Hamal, K., Greene, B., "Second Harmonic Based T/R Switch" , p. 479

System Automation and Operational Software

  • Sinclair, A.T ., "An Assessment of the IRV model for the GPS satellites" , p. 482
  • Chen, Z., Koenig, R., "The GFZ/D-PAF orbit Prediction System with Emphasis on the Low Flyer GFZ-1", p. 489
  • Selden, M., Bianco, G., "Matera Laser Ranging Observatory System" , p. 498
  • Offierski, J.W., Heijink, M.J ., "X Window Based Graphical User Interface for a Laser Ranging Control System" , p. 504
  • O'Gara, D.J., Zane, R., Maberry, M.T., "Real-Time Correction of SLR Range Measurements for the Return Amplitude Induced Bias of the Multi-Channel Plate PMT/TC-454 DSD Discriminator Receive System" , p. 511
  • Hamal, K., Prochazka, I., "Combined Digital Tracking System", p. 514
  • Schillak, S., Bartoszak, J., Butkiewicz, E., "Automation of the Borowiec SLR" , p. 522
  • Bosworth, J., Carter, D., Degnan, J., MeGarry, J., Decker, W., "Upgrading the NASA Satellite Laser Ranging Network for the 21st Century and the Single Operator Automation Project", p. 529
  • Husson, V.S., "Automated Quality Control of NASA SLR Data", p. 533
  • Moore, C., Cotter, J., Fras, I., Greene, B., Loeff, A., May, T., "Automated and Remotely Operated SLR Systems" , p. 538
  • Lin Qinchang, Yang Fumin, Tan Detong, Tang Wenfang, Zhang Zhongping, Deng Youjun, "A method to improve the accuracy of low orbit satellite prediction", p. 545
  • Wood. R., "RGO Predictions and Time Bias Functions" , p. 550
  • Kirchner, G., Koidl, F., "Automatic Ranging Software in Graz" , p. 554

Data Analysis and Models

  • Fujita, M., Sengoku, A., "Analysis of HTLRS Data at Marine Fiducial Points in Japan" , p. 560
  • Yan, H., Feng, C., "New Mapping Function of the Tropospheric Refraction in SLR" , p. 567
  • Wu Jie, Li Zhengxin, Zhang Zhongping, Yang Fumin, Tan Detong, "The Question of SLR Measuring Error Distribution" , p. 575
  • Devoti, R., Fermi, M., Luceri, V., Rutigliano, P., Sciarretta, C., Bianco, G., "Full-rate vs. Normal Points: Two Ways of Managing SLR Data" , p. 582
  • Lin Qinchang, Lin Yuan, "Fast Computing the Spherical Harmonic Perturbation on Artificial Satellite and the Recurrence Relations of the Coefficients of the Earth's Gravity" , p. 587
  • Glotov, V.D., Mitrikas, V.V., Poliakov, V.S., Pochukaev, V.N., "Work Organization and Some Results of the Data Analysis on Satellite Laser Ranging at Russian Mission Control Center", p. 593
  • Jiang Hu, Feng Chugang, "Discussion over Orbit Determination of Satellite Ajisai" , p. 600

Late Papers

  • Kunimori, H., Miki, C., Amagai, J., Nojiri, H., Otsubo, T., Greene, B., Izuha, H., "Keystone SLR System" , p. 606
  • Kunimori, H., Gotoh, T., Nojiri, H., Sawabe, M., Ogawa, M., Maeda, M., "Preliminary Report on ADEOS/RIS Laser Tracking Experiments" , p. 614
  • Herring, T., Kunimori, H., Greene, B., "Synchronous Satellite Laser Ranging for Millimeter Baselines" , p. 621