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ladar

[′lā‚där]
(optics)
A missile-tracking system that uses a visible light beam in place of a microwave radar beam to obtain measurements of speed, altitude, direction, and range of missiles. Derived from laser detecting and ranging. Also known as colidar; laser radar.
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The XUVs were equipped with an inertial reference system, a commercial grade GPS receiver (accurate to about +/- 20 m), a LADAR camera with a frame rate of 10 frames per second, and a variety of internal sensors.
The GM APD FPA, a 2D array of ultrasensitive light detectors, receives reflected light from the short 1 nanosecond pulse laser from a 3D LADAR camera and measures the time-of-flight of each photon, or distance, to each pixel in the image.
Ladar Levinson, founder of secure email service Lavabit, arrived home in May of last year to find a business card from an FBI agent on his doorstep.
Its Amap-ADS (Advanced Modular Armour Protection--Active Defence System) is based on ladar sensors connected via optical fibre to an electronic control that provides data to the effectors located around the vehicle.
We use a Flash LADAR 3D imaging sensor for perception.
Some of the transmitted light is reflected back to the LADAR receiver, where it is analyzed for changes in signal properties that enable the range, velocity, and direction of the target to be determined.
JIGSAW utilizes an airborne LADAR transmitter/sensor and sophisticated image processing and visualization software to penetrate dense trees and camouflage in order to detect, identify and characterize targets on the battle-field such as tanks and armored personnel carriers.
LADAR (laser detection and ranging) systems currently are the only operational systems for detecting turbulent air.
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Unfortunately, online anonymity is already dead," said Ladar Levison, founder of e-mail service LavaBit that closed its doors in the wake of the NSA's PRISM controversy.
Called Lavabit, the email service claimed to offer advanced security features not found on alternatives and had 350,000 users; Ladar Levison, owner of the service, said he would rather close his company than become complicit in "crimes against the American people".