Twenty-second International Workshop on Laser Ranging

Guadalajara, Spain
November 07-11, 2022

Oral Sessions

Session 00: Opening Session

  • Welcome and Logistics
  • ILRS Governing Board Remarks
  • ILRS Central Bureau Remarks

Session 01: ILRS Contribution to TRF and EOP

  • ITRF2020 and the ILRS contribution - Zuheir Altamimi
  • DTRF2020: the ITRF 2020 realization of DGFI-TUM - Mathis Bloßfeld
  • Enhanced ILRS analysis for ITRF2020 - Vincenza Luceri
  • Some Aspects of BKG's SLR Contribution to ITRF2020 - Daniel Koenig
  • A Global SLR-only Reference Frame - David Sarrocco
  • Multi-satellite SLR solutions including LARES/LARES-2 SLR data - Linda Geisser
  • Determination and analysis of Herstmonceux geodetic heights for the period between 1984 and 2022 - Andreja Susnik
  • EOP Prediction with special focus on SLR - Sadegh Modiri
  • Height Determination for the most Accurate SLR Stations - Peter Dunn

Session 02: Laser Ranging Applications for POD

  • A comparison of different ocean tides models - Julian Zeitlhöfler
  • Precise orbit determination of SLR and altimetry satellites using ITRS2020 realizations - Sergei Rudenko
  • COST-G gravity field models: application in SLR orbit determination - Ulrich Meyer
  • Thermal Thrust Perturbations, Spin evolution and the long-term behavior of LAGEOS II Semi-Major axis - David Lucchesi
  • A new system-dependent SLR measurement correction function for TOPEX/Poseidon - Julian Zeitlhöfler
  • SLR validation of IGS Galileo orbits derived in the framework of the ITRF2020 realization - Krzysztof Sośnica
  • The ILRS Support to the Copernicus Sentinel-3 & -6 Missions - Jaime Fernández

Session 03: Science Applications of SLR

  • A once in a lifetime experiment: SLR observations of the Apophis encounter Fri., April 13, 2029 - Jorge del Pino
  • The Galileo for Science project: Fundamental Physics and Technology development for the Constellations of Galileo satellites - Feliciana Sapio
  • Relativistic Positioning as a complementary technique of LASER Ranging - Angelo Tartaglia
  • Space Geodesy for the monitoring of Volcanoes and Surrounding Hills of Arequipa using the Arequipa Station as a reference - Pablo Yanyachi
  • Invited Talk: United Nations working to sustain geodesy - Nicholas Brown

Session 04: Errors in SLR: Detection, mitigaton, and modeling

  • A tool for simulating SLR residuals - Placement of backup retroreflectors for future satellite missions - Michael A. Steindorfer
  • Homogeneous formation of SLR Normal Point data - Linda Geisser
  • Novel Data Analysis Strategy at the SwissOGS Zimmerwald (7810) - Julian Rodriguez-Villamizar
  • Satellite Orientation effects on Centre of Mass Corrections - José C. Rodríguez
  • Modeling NASA/SLR Multi-Photon Receive Energies - Van Husson
  • Modeling ILRS Barometric Accuracies using the Vienna Mapping Function (VMF) - Van Husson
  • Seasonal variations in the station ranging bias and tropospheric zenith delay in SLR - Minkang Cheng
  • Tropospheric delay modeling in SLR solutions based on numerical weather models and the estimation of tropospheric bias corrections - Mateusz Drożdżewsk
  • Modeling of systematic effects in SLR observations to Swarm satellites for determination of global geodetic parameters - Dariusz Strugarek
  • Systematic errors in Satellite Laser Ranging validations of microwave-based low Earth orbiter solutions - Daniel Arnold

Session 05: Missions: Current and Future

  • Galileo mission recent results, ongoing support and future launches - Francisco González
  • Fundamental Physics results in testing Gravitation with Laser-Ranged satellites: the LARASE and SaToR-G experiments - David Lucchesi
  • The LARES 2 satellite for testing general relativity successfully placed in orbit with VEGA C - Claudio Paris
  • A simulation study for future geodetic satellite constellations - Joanna Najder
  • SLR Contribution to the new Regional Navigation Satellite System of Korea - Jong Uk Park
  • JAXA developed SLR Reflector Mt.FUJI and Technical Demonstration on HTV-X - Yuki Akiyama
  • Impact Analysis of Multiple LRR On-Board Future Copernicus CRISTAL Altimetry Mission - Jaime Fernández
  • METRIC: a compact mission concept for upper atmosphere mapping, fundamental physics and geodesy - Roberto Peron
  • Lunar Pathfinder Laser Retroreflector Array - Stephen M. Merkowitz

Session 06: Ground Network and Operations

  • SLR-System Upgrade and Experiments at Zimmerwald - Pierre Lauber
  • Validation of the ESA's IZN-1 station and overview of current station capabilities - Andrea Di Mira
  • Current state of the contribution of ESA's Izana-1 station to the ILRS - Sven Bauer
  • Development Status of JAXA's New SLR Station in Tsukuba - Takehiro Matsumoto
  • Yebes Laser Ranging Station (YLARA), development status 2022 - Beatriz Vaquero
  • Barometer calibration at the SLR Riga 1884, current status - Kalvis Salmins
  • Automatically and Consistently Detecting and Extracting SLR Measurements for Every Satellite Pass - Matthew Wilkinson
  • Current Status and Plans for Test and Deployment of the First NASA SGSLR System - Jan McGarry
  • Ny-Ålesund: New SLR Site in the Arctic at 79°N - Gøril M. Breivik
  • Invited Talk: Radioastronomy at Yebes Observatory - Pablo de Vicente
  • Invited Talk: The International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry—status and prospects - Rüdiger Haas

Session 07: Space Debris

  • Invited Talk: Space Debris - How can laser technology contribute to a sustainable solution for the further exploitation of space as a resource? - Tim Flohrer
  • TSpace Debris Laser Ranging – Challenging and Rewarding – Update of the Izaña-1 station - Martin Ploner
  • European Expert Centre for Space Safety providing services and support for space surveillance and traffic management - Thomas Schildknecht
  • Validation &anp; Qualification of Space Debris Laser Systems at the Expert Centre for Space Safety - Julian Rodriguez-Villamizar
  • Laser ranging—Evolution towards active sensor networking for debris observation - Laura Aivar
  • Space Debris: Extraction of the Rotational State from Multistatic Light Curves - Manik Reichegger

Session 08: Technologies and Developments

  • The miniSLR®: A low-cost, high-performance laser ranging system for the ILRS - Daniel Hampf
  • State report of current developments for picosecond precision Time-of-Flight / Time-Tagging systems - Victors Kurtenoks
  • Day- and night-time SLR at MHz repetition rate in Graz - Peiyuan Wang
  • Degoras Project: A libre software and hardware for satellite laser ranging stations - Ángel Vera-Herrera
  • Progress of Laser Time Transfer at Chinese Space Station - Zhibo Wu
  • Recent progress in SPAD detectors for SLR and laser time transfer - Ivan Prochazka
  • New Pico Event Timer for space applications - Ivan Prochazka
  • Two Color SLR at the WLRS – Scope & Limitations - Johann Eckl
  • Progress on the implementation of two-color high count rate laser ranging at Grasse - Hervé Mariey
  • Preliminary results of the new Event Timer with the IECS technologies - Kalvis Salmins
  • Development and validation of object detection algorithm for robust video based laser safety system - Hrithik Pandey

Session 09: New Applications

  • Polarimetric satellite laser ranging - Nils Bartels
  • Exploiting the synergy between optical two-way and microwave one-way ranging in a GNSS constellation: A simulation study - Anja Schlicht
  • Combination of Microwave and Optical Observations for minimizing Atmospheric induced variations in Parameter Estimation - Peter Vollmair
  • Satellite illumination for pointing and auto-tracking at Grasse station - France Station (ID7845) - Duy Ha Phung
  • Downlink communication experiments with OSIRISv1 laser terminal onboard Flying Laptop satellite at Grasse SLR/LLR station - Julien Chabé
  • Laser Safety at NASA's New Laser Ranging Stations - Evan Hoffman

Session 10: Lunar Laser Ranging and Deep Space Missions

  • Recent Developments of the Apache Point Lunar Laser Ranging Station - Nicholas R. Colmenares
  • Deep-Space Synchronous Two-way Laser Ranging Experiment Using the LIDAR on board Hayabusa2 - Takahide Mizuno
  • Benefit of improved Lunar Laser Ranging data for the determination of Earth orientation parameters - Liliane Biskupek
  • Uncertainty determination of Earth Rotation Parameters from LLR by parameter variation during data analysis - Vishwa Vijay Singh
  • Combination of Lunar Laser Ranging and Differential Lunar Laser Ranging - Mingyue Zhang
  • Paris Observatory Lunar Analysis Center: from LLR predictions to tests of fundamental Physics - Adrien Bourgoin
  • ILRS SC summaries, Next conference, SLR Pioneer certificates, ILRS resolutions
  • Closing

Poster Session

  • Reconstructing local ties via co-location in space onboard GNSS and LEO satellites - Dariusz Strugarek
  • Precision orbit determination of BDS satellites using combined SLR and inter-satellite link measurements - Weijing Qu
  • Time-variable Earth's gravity field derived using SLR and GRACE data - Filip Gałdyn
  • SLR link budget and retroreflector optical cross section evaluation - Tristan Meyer
  • A SLR pre-processing algorithm based on satellite signature effect - Bowen Guan
  • Systematic range residuals 2021–2022 - Toshimichi Otsubo
  • Preliminary design of a laser retroreflector payload for the MARTINLARA mission - Adolfo García-Marín
  • San Fernando Laser station: news and improvements - Manuel Catalán
  • New opportunities of SLR service of main metrological Center of State Service of Time, Frequency and EOP evaluation - Igor Ignatenko
  • SLR station Riga 1884, status report - J. Kaulins
  • The impact of cyclone Seroja at Yarragadee - Randall Carman
  • Determination of the reference point of Metsähovi SLR telescope - Arttu Raja-Halli
  • EUROLAS Data Center (EDC) ― status report 2018–2022 - Christian Schwatke
  • LARES-2 —initial results from NSGF Space Geodesy Facility - Andreja Susnik
  • CDDIS services to the ILRS - Justine Woo
  • ILRS data centers—overview, current status, and future work - Justine Woo
  • Detecting Satellite Laser Ranging Station Data and Operational Anomalies with Machine Learning Isolation Forests at NASA's CDDIS - Justine Woo
  • The further development of the DiGOS allsky camera - Erik Guenther
  • Determination of the natural frequencies of vibration of geodetic pillars with a COST seismometer - José C. Rodríguez
  • Astrometric calibration of all-sky camera for aircraft spotting and meteor observations - José C. Rodríguez
  • The local tie at RAEGE stations - Elena Martínez
  • Laser safety in Ny-Ålesund: aircraft avoidance system (AAS) - Ole J. Klingan
  • Laser tracking to space debris with low power of ps laser/1 KHz based on the 1.2-meter telescope at mid-west China - Haifeng Zhang
  • Orbit determination by merging optical, radar and laser measurements - Manuel S. Piedra
  • Research on laser in-sky safety early warning method for high power debris laser ranging system - Hongyu Long
  • Development of Omni-SLR system (1): optical subsystem - Hiroshi Araki
  • Development of Omni-SLR system (2): tracking subsystem - Toshimichi Otsubo
  • Development of Omni-SLR system (3): timing/software subsystem - Yusuke Yokota
  • A compact, mobile, robotic, high precision tracking platform for SLR, astrometry, photometry, and laser ranging - Thomas Varghese
  • An automated, intelligent, LHRS (AI-LHRS) for supporting the safety of lasers in airspace - Thomas Varghese
  • SGSLR receiver detector testing and the pulse width calibration technique - Christopher Clarke
  • Modular setup of SLR laser and detection packages - Nadine Trummer