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Correlated-intensity velocimeter for arbitrary reflector

United States Patent

November 11, 2008
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A velocimetry apparatus and method comprising splitting incoming reflected laser light and directing the laser light into first and second arms, filtering the laser light with passband filters in the first and second arms, one having a positive passband slope and the other having a negative passband slope, and detecting the filtered laser light via light intensity detectors following the passband filters in the first and second arms.
Wang; Zhehui (Los Alamos, NM), Luo; Shengnian (Los Alamos, NM), Barnes; Cris W. (Arlington, VA), Paul; Stephen F. (West Orange, NJ)
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC), N/A (
11/ 772,391
July 2, 2007
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