CLRC 2016

Coherent Laser Radar Conference

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Monday

 8:00 - 8:20

Opening Remarks


 8:20 - 9:45

Coherent Detection Wind Lidar I: Shoken Ishii and Stephan Rahm

8:20 - 9:00 A Historical Review of Coherent Laser Radar Wind Sensing. Milton Huffaker
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9:00 - 9:25 Overview of the DLR 2 micron Doppler Lidar Campaigns with emphasis on possibilities and limits of signal processing Stepham Rahm, Benjamin Witschas, Oliver Reitebuch, Fernando Chouza and Andreas Schaefler
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9:25 - 9:45 Airborne coherent Doppler wind lidar measurements of vertical and horizontal wind speeds for the investigation of gravity waves Benjamin Witschas, Stephan Rahm, Johannes Wagner and Andreas Dörnbrack
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 9:45 - 10:05

Morning Break


 10:05 - 11:10

Coherent Detection Wind Lidar II: Milton Huffaker and Jean-Pierre Cariou

10:05 - 10:25 Retrieval of aerosol backscatter and vertical wind from airborne coherent Doppler wind lidar measurements Fernando Chouza, Oliver Reitebuch, Stephan Rahm and Bernadett Weinzierl
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10:25 - 10:45 Airborne DWL in Polar Winds: Greenland and Iceland Campaigns G. D. Emmitt, Kevin Godwin, Steve Greco, Michael Kavaya, Grady Koch and Upendra Singh
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10:45 - 11:10 Development of an Onboard Safety Avionics System using a Doppler Lidar Hamaki Inokuchi, Tomohiro Akiyama and Shigeru Machida
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 11:10 - 12:30

Lunch Break


 12:30 - 14:25

Coherent Detection Wind Lidar III: Mike Hardesty and Hamaki Inokuchi

12:30 - 12:55 Development of a high power Doppler Wind Lidar for measuring wind and EDR along aircraft approaches Jean-Pierre Cariou, Ludovic Thobis, Quentin Germon , Raghavendra Krishnamurthy , Agnas Dolfi-Bouteyre and Anne Durecu
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12:55 - 13:15 Investigation of feasibilities of aircraft wake vortex measurement by a low-energy 1.5-micrometer pulsed coherent Doppler lidar Igor Smalikho , Viktor Banakh and Andrey Falits
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13:15 - 13:35 Lidar Wind Sensing for Improved Precision AirDrop and Gunship Wind Sensing Wesley Jones
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13:35 - 14:00 Research and development for future space-based coherent Doppler wind lidar Shoken Ishii, M. Aoki, A. Sato, P. Baron, K. Mizutani, S. Ochiai and M. Kubota
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14:00 - 14:25 Coherent Lidar Characterization of the Boundary Layer in Estimation of Urban-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions Mike Hardesty, W. Alan Brewer, Timothy Bonin, Kenneth Davis, Thomas Lauvaux, Daniel Sarmiento, A. J. Deng, Paul Shepson, Alexie Heimberger and James Whetstone
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 14:25 - 14:45

Afternoon Break


 14:45 - 16:50

Coherent Detection Wind Lidar IV: Aditya Choukulkar and BenjaminWitschas

14:45 - 15:05 Wind and Spatial Variability Measurements from Single and Multiple Doppler Lidar Techniques during the XPIA Field Campaign Choukulkar, Aditya, Alan Brewer, Scott Gunter, Scott Sandberg, Ann Weickmann, Timothy Bonin and Julie K. Lundquist
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15:05 - 15:25 Investigation of vertical wavenumber and frequency spectra of gravity-wave-induced vertical wind and temperature perturbations Cao Chen, Anthony Lima, Xinzhao Chu, Xian Lu, John Smith, Wentao Huang
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15:25 - 15:45 Lidar visualization of internal gravity waves Viktor Banakh and Igor Smalikho
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15:45 - 16:10 Innovative Fiber-Laser Architecture Based Coherent Wind Lidar Narasimha S. Prasad, Allen Tracy, Steve Vetorino, Richard Higgins and Russ Sibell
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16:10 - 16:30 Development of 1.5 um all-fiber pulsed coherent Doppler wind lidar Jiqiao Liu, Chen Weibiao, Zhu Xiaolei, Zhu Xiaopeng, Zhang Xin, Liu Yuan and Shi Wei
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16:30 - 16:50 Using multiple wavelengths for more precise detection of atmospheric wind phenomena Albert Toews and Alfred Kurtz
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 16:50 - 16:55

Closing Remarks




Tuesday

 8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks


 8:15 - 9:15

Wind Lidar for Wind Energy: Xinzhao Chu and Dave Emmitt

8:15 - 8:35 Wind Turbine Wake Characterizing using Coherent Wind Lidar Songhua Wu, Liu Bingyi, Jintao Liu, Zhai Xiaochun, Feng Changzhong and Song Xiaoquan
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8:35 - 8:55 Long range off-shore wind assessment by high power scanning Lidars Matthieu Boquet, JeanPierre Cariou, Philippe Royer, Vincent Pureur and Megan Smith
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8:55 - 9:15 Atmospheric features as captured by scanning Doppler lidar and predicted by NWP modelling systems in complex terrain Pichugina, A. Brewer, C. Clack, R. Banta, A. Choukulkar and J.Olson, M. Marquis
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 9:15 - 10:00

Direct Detection Wind Lidar: Xinzhao Chu and Dave Emmitt

9:15 - 9:40 Simultaneous Na and Fe Doppler lidar measurements of wind and temperature at Table Mountain Xinzhao Chu, Yuli Han, Jian Zhao, Cao Chen and John A. Smith
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9:40 - 10:00 Progress on a whole - atmosphere wind and temperature lidar John Smith, Xinzhao Chu, Jian Zhao and Cao Chen
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 10:00 - 10:20

Morning Break


 10:20 - 11:35

DIAL and Atmospheric Monitoring : Robert Menzies and Gary Spiers

10:20 - 10:45 A review of 10 years of CO2LAS flights Gary Spiers, Robert T. Menzies, Joseph Jacob, Sven Geier and Santos Fregoso
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10:45 - 11:10 Airborne IPDA lidar measurements: Factors in optimizing measurement sensitivity and precision Robert Menzies, Gary D. Spiers and Joseph C. Jacob
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11:10 - 11:35 Development of an airborne triple pulse 2 um integrated path differential absorption lidar(IPDA) for simultaneous airborne column measurements of carbon dioxide and water vapor in the atmosphere Upendra Singh and Michael Kavaya
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 11:35 - 13:15

Lunch Break


 13:15 - 13:55

DIAL and Atmospheric Monitoring : Robert Menzies and Gary Spiers

13:15 - 13:35 Preliminary study on ground based coherent differential absorption lidar for vertical profiling of water vapor density using 1.53 um wavelength Masaharu Imaki, Kojima Ryota, Yanagisawa Takayuki and Kameyama Shumpei
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13:35 - 13:55 Dual frequency comb spectroscopy and atmospheric modeling for the detection of methane leaks at oil and gas production sites Sean Coburn, Caroline Alden, Robert Wright, Gregory Rieker, Kevin Cossel, Garwing Truong, Esther Baumann, Subhomoy Ghosh, Kuldeep Prasad, Nathan Newbury and Ian Coddington
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 13:55 - 14:40

Novel Sensing Techniques: Aniceto Belmonte and Dennis Killinger

13:55 - 14:20 A Measure of Flow Vorticity with Twisted Beams of Light Aniceto Belmonte
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14:20 - 14:40 Photonic Integrated Circuit Technology for Coherent Lidar Paul Suni, John Bowers, Larry Coldren and Ben Yoo
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 14:40 - 15:00

Afternoon Break


 15:00 - 16:45

Novel Sensing Techniques: Aniceto Belmonte and Dennis Killinger

15:00 - 15:20 Coherent Detection with an Asynchronous Geiger Mode Array Maurice Halmos, Joseph Marron and Brian F. Boland
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15:20 - 15:40 Pulsed serrodyning technique as applied to wind sensing coherent Doppler LIDAR Eisuke Haraguchi, Hitomi Ono, and Toshiyuki Ando
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15:40 - 16:00 New coherent Doppler Lidar engine integrating optical transceiver with FPGA signal processor Toshiyuki Ando, Eisuke Haraguchi and Hitomi Ono
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16:00 - 16:20 Single and Dual Polarization InGaAs Optical Coherent Receivers for Coherent LADAR Abhay M Joshi and Shubhashish Datta
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16:20 - 16:45 Imager based on integrated photonics Samuel Thurman, Alan Duncan, Richard L. Kendrick, Chad Ogden, Danielle Wuchenich, Tiehui Su, Shibnath Pathak, Wei-Cheng Lai, Roberto Proietti, Ryan P. Scott and S. J. B. Yoo
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 16:45 - 16:50

Closing Remarks


 18:00 - 21:00

Poster Session: Shoken Ishii and Phil Gatt


Wednesday

 8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks


 8:15 - 10:00

Lasers I: Sammy Henderson and Laurent Lombard

8:15 - 8:55 Advances in Laser Locking- Accuracy & S/N John Hall
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8:55 - 9:20 Laser Requirements and Stabilization for LIGO Evan Hall for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration
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9:20 - 9:40 Frequency Stabilized Lasers for Coherent Laser Radar Mark Notcutt
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9:40 - 10:00 Monolithic high power semiconductor seed lasers near 2.05 mum Mahmood Bagheri, Clifford Frez, Gary Spiers, Mathieu Fradet and Siamak Forouhar
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 10:00 - 10:20

Morning Break


 10:20 - 11:25

Lasers II: Sammy Henderson and Toshiyuki Ando

10:20 - 10:40 Fast Widely-Tunable CW Single-Frequency 2-micron Laser Charley Hale and Sammy Henderson
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10:40 - 11:05 High peak power singlefrequency MOPFA for lidar applications Laurent Lombard, Béatrice Augère, Claudine Besson, Guillaume Canat, Agnès Dolfi-Bouteyre, Anne Durécu and Didier Goular
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11:05 - 12:25 Greater than 1mJ pulse energy single frequency fiber lasers at 1 micron wavelength Shibin Jiang, Lei Pan and Qing Wang
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 11:25 - 12:25

Coherent Detection Wind Lidar III: Mike Hardesty and Hamaki Inokuchi

11:25 - 11:45 Improved Analytic Equation for Estimating the Performance of Truncated Gaussian-Beam Coherent Lidar Systems Sammy Henderson and Don Jacob
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11:45 - 12:05 Evaluation of Simulated and Observed Wind Profile Measurements from an Airborne Doppler Lidar Timothy Bonin, Aditya Choukulkar, Alan Brewer, Michael Hardesty and Sunil Baidar
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12:05 - 12:25 Adaptive Lidar Signal Processing to Study the Diurnal Cycles of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Dynamics, Wind and Turbulence in Urban Environments Mark Arend, Morann Dagan, Ivan Valerio, Sameh Abdelazim and Fred Moshary
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 12:25 - 12:30

Closing Remarks


 12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break


 13:30 - 15:40

Tours: Virginia Schultz and Linda Pendergrass


 16:00 - 18:40

Wednesday NACAR Banquet: Phil Gatt and Shoken Ishii


Thursday

 8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks


 8:15 - 9:40

Hard Target Detection, Ranging and Velocity Estimation: Paul McManamon and Walter Buell

8:15 - 8:40 Comparison of current and future Area FPAs for flash Coherent Imaging Paul McManamon
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8:40 - 9:00 High Power, Highly Linear Photodiodes for High Dynamic Range LADARs Shubhashish Datta and Abhay M. Joshi
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9:00 - 9:20 Velocity Rate Uncertainty and Dark Count Rate Influences on Time of Flight Measurement Patrick Perkins
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9:20 - 9:40 Coherent Doppler Lidar for Measuring Velocity and Altitude of Space and Arial Vehicles Farzin Amzajerdian, Diego F. Pierrottet, Glenn D. Hines, Larry B. Petway and Bruce W. Barnes
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 9:40 - 10:00

Morning Break


 10:00 - 10:40

Hard Target Detection, Ranging and Velocity Estimation: Paul McManamon and Walter Buell

10:00 - 10:20 CLRF Charles Garvin and Glenn Goranson
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10:20 - 10:40 DVE Coherent Lidar Glenn Goranson
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 10:40 - 11:25

Vibration Sensing: Sammy Henderson and Maurice Halmos

10:40 - 11:05 Laser Doppler sensing in acoustic detection of buried landmines Vyacheslav Aranchuk, James Sabatier and Ina Aranchuk
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11:05 - 11:25 Remote acoustic detection using a coherent laser radar Gabriel Lombardi, David Rodham and Jerry Butman
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 11:25 - 13:00

Lunch Break


 13:00 - 13:40

Vibration Sensing: Sammy Henderson and Maurice Halmos

13:00 - 13:20 Laser Doppler vibrometry on rotating wind turbine blades Peter Lutzmann, Clemens SchererKloeckling, Norbert Scherer-Negenborn, Benjamin Goehler and Simon Brunner
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13:20 - 13:40 Non-contact laser ultrasound for medical imaging and diagnosis Rob Haupt
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 13:40 - 15:05

Applications of Digital Holography: Dave Rabb and Phil Gatt

13:40 - 14:05 FMCW Differential Synthetic Aperture Ladar for Turbulence Mitigation Zeb Barber, Jason Dahl and Christopher Blaszczyk
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14:05 - 14:25 Synthetic aperture digital holography Samuel Thurman and Andrew Bratcher
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14:25 - 14:45 Demonstration of Range & Doppler Compensated Holographic Ladar Jason Stafford, Piotr Kondratko, Brian Krause, Benjamin Dapore, Nathan Seldomridge, Paul Suni and David Rabb
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14:45 - 15:05 Coherent Adaptive Optical System Kyle Heideman and Joseph Marron
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 15:05 - 15:25

Afternoon Break


 15:25 - 16:50

Atmospheric Propagation: Dennis Killinger and Aniceto Belmonte

15:25 - 15:50 Deep-Turbulence Simulation in a Scaled-Laboratory Environment Using Five Phase-Only Spatial Light Modulators Mark Spencer, Robert Raynor, Troy Rhoadarmer, and Dan Marker
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15:50 - 16:10 Digital Holographic Characterization of Atmospheric Wavefront Perturbation Stephen Crouch, Zeb Barber, Randy Reibel and Jason Dahl
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16:10 - 16:30 Robustness of Joint-Plane Phase Retrieval in Generalized TwoPath Interferometry Wesley Farriss, James R. Fienup, Tanya Malhotra and A. Nick Vamivakas
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16:30 - 16:50 Range Dependent Turbulence Characterization by Cooperating Coherent Doppler Lidar with Direct Detection Lidar Sameh Abdelazim, David Santoro, Mark Arend, Sam Ahmed and Fred Moshary
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 16:50 - 16:55

Closing Remarks


Friday

 8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks


 8:15 - 10:10

Space Based Wind Lidar I: Mike Hardesty and Upendra Singh

8:15 - 8:40 NASA ESTO Lidar Technologies Investment Strategy 2016 Azita Valinia, George Komar, David Tratt, William Lotshaw, Kevin Gaab and David Mayo
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8:40 - 9:05 ESA’s ADM-AEOLUS Wind Lidar Mission – Status of development Anders Elfving, Roland Meynart and Anne-Grete Straume-Lindner
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9:05 - 9:25 Airborne wind lidar observations over the North Atlantic in preparation for the ADM-Aeolus validation Oliver Reitebuch, Christian Lemmerz, Uwe Marksteiner, Stephan Rahm, Andreas Schäfler, Benjamin Witschas, Dave Emmitt, Steve Greco, Michael J. Kavaya, Bruce Gentry, Ryan R. Neely III, Dirk Schüttemeyer
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9:25 - 9:45 ESA's ADM-AEOLUS Wind Lidar Mission - Overview of Campaigns and CalVal Strategy Anne Grete Straume Lindner, D. Schuettemeyer, T. Kanitz and J. von Bismarck
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9:45 - 10:10 GrOAWL: The ATHENA-OAWL Venture Tech Instrument dSara Tucker, Mike Hardesty, Carl Weimer and Sunil Baidar
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 10:10 - 10:30

Morning Break


 10:30 - 12:30

Space Based Wind Lidar II: Wayman Baker and George Komar

10:30 - 10:50 Preliminary Results from the ATHENA-OAWL Venture Tech Airborne Mission Sunil Baidar, Sara Tucker and Mike Hardesty
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10:50 - 11:10 Recent progress on UV lasers for airborne and space-based applications Floyd Hovis, Michael Albert, Fran Fitzpatrick, Kent Puffenburger, Tom Schum, S. Litvinovitch and J. Rudd
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11:10 - 11:30 Developments Towards a Spacebased Wind Lidar for the International Space Station Carl Wiemer
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11:30 - 11:50 Impact of Doppler Wind Lidar data on hurricane prediction Robert Atlas, G.D. Emmitt, Lisa Bucci, Kelly Ryan, Jun A. Zhang and Zhaoxia Pu
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11:50 - 12:10 Satellite coherent Doppler wind lidar performance simulation based on CALIOP measurements Dong Wu, Pei Zhang and Suzhen Yu
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12:10 - 12:30 Recent results from feasibility study of space-based Doppler Wind Lidar in Japan Kozo Okamoto, Shoken Ishii, Philippe Baron, Oki Riko, Masaki Satoh and Toshiki Iwasaki
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 12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break


 14:00

CLRC 2016 Conference End



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