Synthesis of Laser Altimeter Waveforms

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DACA42-03-C-000
Agency Tracking Number: A022-1864
Amount: $69,969.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2020 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 123, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Roger Stettner
 President
 (805) 966-3331
 rstettner@advancedscientificconcept
Business Contact
 Roger Stettner
Title: President
Phone: (805) 966-3331
Email: rstettner@advancedscientificconcept
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In Phase I we develop algorithms for extracting accurate reflective-surface information from 3-D flash ladar waveforms. These algorithms are then tested experimentally using existing 3-D flash ladar cameras available at ASC.In Phase II lessons learned in Phase I are used to fabricate a 3-D ladar camera for delivery to the Army, which can be used to generate 3-D mapping at high speed either from an airborne platform or from a terrestrial motor vehicle or from a static tripod.We call this 3-D camera the Combat Terrain Mapping Camera (CTMC). The CTMC laser is eye-safe. The CTMC generates a metrically accurate 3-D map of terrain and structures. The military benefits range from identification of targets through foliage to sensors for remotely piloted vehicles. The commercial benefits range from developing blue prints foras-built civil engineer structures to machine vision and non-contract measurement in manufacturing.

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