Category Archives: Research

NASA Develops First Double-Pulsed LiDAR

Precise measurements of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are key to figuring out how to counter the planet-warming greenhouse gas. The Daily Press reports that engineers at NASA Langley Research Center say they have cracked the world’s first double-pulsed laser … Continue reading

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LiDAR-Lite Gets Funding

This lightweight, compact sensor could be disruptive especially in the consumer 3D space. Continue reading

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Ecologists Need a Space LiDAR

Having such data sets would advance ecosystem models of biodiversity as well as carbon cycling and many other aspects of the integrated Earth system. Continue reading

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EMAPS Mobile LiDAR

EMAPS is a new backpack mobile LiDAR developed at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Continue reading

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Space LiDAR

The science objective is to extend satellite observations of small particles in the atmosphere from volcanoes, air pollution, dust, and smoke. Continue reading

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FAA Update and Montana State Adds Degree in Laser Optics

On a different note, Montana State University has announced that they are going to be offering a new Master’s Degree in laser and imaging optics beginning this Fall. Continue reading

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World’s Most Powerful LiDAR Chip

At the heart of the new imaging system is a microchip bearing the largest-ever array of pixels that detect just one photon apiece Continue reading

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Underwater LIDAR Research Project

Michael is also seeking new partners who might like to get involved and that will perhaps lead to some additional funding opportunities. Continue reading

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Precision Agriculture + 3D Laser Scanning = 3D Agriculture

This may be the creation of a new and potentially very interesting application of 3D laser scanning. Continue reading

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New Laser Emits 25 Times More Light

The laser will also enable exciting new advances in areas such as breath analysis for disease diagnosis, researchers said. Continue reading

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