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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 11 , Vol. 14 , 2016    10.3788/COL201614.111101

Three-dimensional imaging lidar system based on high speed pseudorandom modulation and photon counting
Yufei Zhang1;2, Yan He1, Fang Yang3, Yuan Luo1;2, and Weibiao Chen1
1 Key Laboratory of Space Laser Communication and Detection Technology, [Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201 800, China
2 [University of Chinese Academy of Sciences], Beijing 100049, China
3 School of Electronics and Information Engineer, [Shanghai University of Electric Power], Shanghai 200090, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2016, 14(11): pp.111101

Topic:Imaging systems
Keywords(OCIS Code): 110.6880  280.3400  030.5260  

High speed pseudorandom modulation and photon counting techniques are applied to a three-dimensional imaging lidar system. The specific structure and working principle of the lidar system is described. The actual detector efficiency of a single-photon detector in an imaging system is discussed, and the result shows that a variety of reasons lead to the decrease in detection efficiency. A series of ranging and imaging experiments are conducted, and a series of high-resolution three-dimensional images and a distance value of 1200 m of noncooperative targets are acquired.

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Get Citation: Yufei Zhang, Yan He, Fang Yang, Yuan Luo, and Weibiao Chen, "Three-dimensional imaging lidar system based on high speed pseudorandom modulation and photon counting," Chin. Opt. Lett. 14(11), 111101(2016)

Note: We thank for Dr. Heping Zeng and Dr. Guang Wu from State Key Laboratory of Precision Spectroscopy, East China Normal University for their technical help in the InGaAs/InP APD SPD. We also appreciate the work by Dr. Jintao Liu from Ocean University of China for the technical support in FPGA PN coded circuit. This work was supported by the Innovation Fund (No. CXJJ-16M102) and the National 973 Program of China (No. 613192).


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