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Technical Digest. Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Postconference Edition. CLEO '99. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics

Author(s): R.W. Hellwarth ; J.P. Partanen ; Nansheng Tang
Sponsor(s): IEEE/Lasers & Electro-Opt. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: Baltimore, MD, USA, USA
Conference Date: 28 May 1999
Page Count: 1
ISBN (Paper): 1-55752-595-1
DOI: 10.1109/CLEO.1999.833931
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Summary form only given. Lasers have been employed to create artificial "laser guide stars" (LGS) by exciting various emissions from the upper atmosphere that are bright enough to correct infrared... View More

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