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13th International Workshop on Laser Ranging
"Toward Millimeter Accuracy"


The proceedings from the Thirteenth International Workshop on Laser Ranging have been published and mailed to the workshop participants. The document was published as a NASA Conference Publication. References to any of the papers in this publication should be cited as:

Author, Title, in Proceedings From the Science Session and Full Proceedings CD-ROM, edited by Ron Noomen, Steven Klosko, Carey Noll, and Michael Pearlman, NASA/CP-2003-212248, 2003.

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Scientific Achievements, Applications, and Future Requirements (R. Noomen and S. Klosko)
Zuheir Altamimi, SLR Contribution to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Christopher Cox, Time-Variable Gravity Analysis Using Satellite-Laser-Ranging as a Tool for Observing Long-Term Changes in the Earth’s Systems (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Frank Lemoine, Steven Klosko, Christopher Cox, Scott Luthcke, The Development of NASA Gravity Field Models and their Dependence on SLR (Invited)     Paper Icon
Graham Appleby, Toshimichi Otsubo, Evaluation of potential systematic bias in GNSS orbital solutions Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Remko Scharroo, Contributions of SLR to the Success of Satellite Altimeter Missions (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon

Rolf König, Ludwig Grunwaldt, Roland Schmidt, Peter Schwintzer, Chris Reigber, SLR and the CHAMP Gravity Field Mission (Invited)

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Scott B. Luthcke, Frank G. Lemoine, David D. Rowlands, Nikita P. Zelensky, Teresa A. Williams, The SLR Contribution to Precision Orbit Determination in the GPS Era Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
John Ries, Richard Eanes, Byron Tapley, Glenn E. Peterson, Prospects for an Improved Lense-Thirring Test with SLR and the GRACE Gravity Mission (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
James Williams, Jean Dickey, Lunar Geophysics, Geodesy, and Dynamics (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
David E. Smith, Seasonal Changes in the Icecaps of Mars from Laser Altimetry and Gravity     Paper Icon
Ken Nordtvedt, Future Interplanetary Laser Ranging: Science Goals and Methods (Invited)     Paper Icon
John Wahr, David Benjamin, Shailen Desai, Geophysical Applications of SLR Tidal Estimates (Invited)     Paper Icon
Richard Gross, Laser Ranging Contributions to Monitoring and Interpreting Earth Orientation Changes (Invited)     Paper Icon
Erricos Pavlis, Monitoring The Origin of the TRF with Space Geodetic Techniques (Invited) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Peter Dunn, Absolute Earth Scale from SLR Measurements (Invited)     Paper Icon
Joëlle Nicolas, Pascal Bonnefond, Pierre Exertier, Philippe Berio, First Results of the French Transportable Laser Ranging Station During the 2002 Corsica Campaign for the JASON-1 Calibration and Validation Experiment Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Milena Rutkowska, Janusz B. Zielinski, Preliminary Orbit Determination of GRACE Satellites Using Laser Ranging Data Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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Laser Technology Development (K. Hamal and Howard Donovan, for Y. Gao)
Karel Hamal, Ivan Prochazka, J. Blazej, Yang Fumin, Hu Jingfu, Jean Gaignebet, Lasers for Multiwavelength Satellite Laser Ranging     Paper Icon
Georg Kirchner, Franz Koidl, Kilohertz Laser Ranging at Graz     Paper Icon
Yelena Isyanova, Kevin F. Wall, John H. Flint and Peter F. Moulton, John Degnan, High-Power, Short-Pulse Microlaser - Power Amplifier System Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Jean-Louis Oneto, Jean Gaignebet, Mechanical Measurement of Laser Pulse Duration Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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Improved or Upgraded Systems - Poster Session (F. Pierron and S. Wetzel, for Y. Fumin)
Jan McGarry, Anthony Mallama, Randall Ricklefs, Anthony Mann, Renata Barski, SLR2000 Software: Current Test Results and Recent Developments     Paper Icon
Peter Shelus, J. G. Ries, J. R. Wiant, R. L. Ricklefs, McDonald Ranging: 30 Years and Still Going   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Daniel O'Gara, W. Lindsey, M. Waterson, J. Kamibayashi, Replacement of the LURE Telescope Controller Using COTS Components Using Commercial Off-The-Shelf Components     Paper Icon
You Zhao, Cunbo Fan, Chengzhi Liu, Xinwei Han, Jianyong Shi, Xinhua Zhang, Haitao Zhang, System Stability Improvement of Changchun SLR System     Paper Icon
Abdallah Azzeer, John Guilfoyle, Improving SALRO Accuracy (Withdrawn)    
Monique Pierron, Francis Pierron, Jocelyn Paris, Ultra Mobile Station FTLRS: Software Control Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Jerry Wiant, J. G. Ries, R. L. Ricklefs, P. J. Shelus, The New MLRS Encoder System: Progress Report   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Francis Pierron, E. Samain, J. Nicolas, J.-L. Hatat, M. Pierron, J.-F. Mangin, H. Viot, M. Laplanche, J. Paris, E. Cuot, Improvements of the French Transportable Laser Ranging Station to High Accuracy Level Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Sergiy Filikov, A. Dmitrotsa, O. Minin, D. Neyachenko, L. Shtirberg, S. Tatevian, Upgrading of the Simeiz-1873 SLR Station   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Ludwig Grunwaldt, Reinhart Neubert, Harald Fischer, Kalvis Salminsh, Jorge del Pino, First Laser Ranging Results of the New Potsdam SLR System     Paper Icon
David Carter, System Upgrades of the NASA SLR Network   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Yang Fumin, Chen Wanzhen, Zhang Zhongping, Chen Juping, Hu Jingfu, Li Xin, Upgrades of Shanghai Satellite Laser Ranging Station (Withdrawn)      
Howard Donovan, Loyal Stewart, Jack Stevens, Mark Levy, NASA SLR Network MCP PMT Upgrade Presentation Icon Poster Icon Paper Icon
Tom Oldham, GUTS -- A New SLR System for Japan   Poster Icon
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Hiroo Kunimori, Integration of 1.5m Telescope and Ranging System in CRL   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Kalvis Salminsh, XML applications in SLR
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Timing Devices (E. Samain and P. Gibbs)
Van Husson, Loyal Stewart, ILRS Timing Devices: Specifications, Error Analysis, BEST Calibration Practices Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Philip Gibbs, Franz Koidl, Georg Kirchner, Range Comparison Results for Various EUROLAS SR Timers Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Werner Gurtner, Johannes Utzinger, Counter Calibrations at Zimmerwald Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Yuri Artyukh V. Bespalko, E. Boole, K. Lapushka, A010 Family of Time interval Counters Adapted to SLR Applications Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Etienne Samain, An Ultra Stable Event Timer Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Loyal Stewart, Operational Performance of GPS Steered Rubidium Oscillators Presentation Icon Poster Icon Paper Icon
Roger Wood, Philip Gibbs, David Walters, Christopher Potter, Getting the Best from Your Stanford SR620 Timer
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Detectors and Optical Chain Components (G. Kirchner and L. Grunwaldt)
Georg Kirchner, Franz Koidl, New Detection Package at Graz    
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Etienne Samain, Time Walk Compensation of a SPAD with Linear Photo Detection Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Jana Strasburg, T. Murphy, C. Stubbs, E. Adelberger, The Advantages of Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Arrays in Laser Ranging Applications Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ivan Prochazka, SPAD Detector Package for Space Born Applications Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Paul Hink, Charles Tomasetti, Joesph Wright, John Martin, Characterization of a Microchannel Plate Photomultiplier Tube with a High Sensitivity GaAs Photocathode Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Thomas Cuff, Richard Chabot, Testing of MCP PMTS: Use of Fiber Optic Coupled Gbps Laser Drivers to Create Ersatz Laser Return Pulses Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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Automation and Control Systems (J. McGarry and F. Koidl)
Roger Wood, Werner Gurtner, Herstmonceux/Bern Timebias Service Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Christopher Clarke, Julie Horvath, Intelligent Scheduler, Prioritize in the Fly Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Werner Gurtner, E. Pop, J. Utzinger, Improvements in the Automation of the Zimmerwald SLR Station Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Zhongping Zhang, Yang Fumin, Georg Kirchner, Franz Koidl, Automated Operational Software at Shanghai SLR Station and Sun Avoidance Software     Paper Icon
Anthony Mallama, John J. Degnan, Frederick E. Cross, Judith M. Mackenzie, Infrared Sky Camera -- The Production Mode Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Jan McGarry, Thomas Zagwodzki, John Degnan, SLR2000 Closed Loop Tracking with a Photon-Counting Quadrant Detector     Paper Icon
Wie-Tou Ni, et.al., Mini-ASTROD: Mission Concept Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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Lunar Laser Ranging (P. Shelus and J.F. Mangin)
Jean Chapront, M. Chapront-Touze, G. Francou, Recent Contributions to LLR Analysis     Paper Icon
Jean-Francois Mangin, F. Mignard, D. Feraudy, M. Furia, J.M. Torre, G. Vigouroux, The OCA LLR Station: An Update Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Thomas Murphy, APOLLO: Multiplexed Lunar Laser Ranging Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ben Greene, John McK Luck, LLR Developments at Mount Stromlo: Towards Millimeter Accuracy     Paper Icon
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Station Performance Evaluation (C. Luceri and R. Wood)
Van Husson, Paul Stevens, Oscar Brogdon, Hoai Vo, MyStationPerformance.COM Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Vladimir Glotov, V. Mitrikas, S. Revnivykh, M. Zinkovsky, The Precise Data Processing in MCC Analysis Center     Paper Icon
Stanislaw Schillak, Edwin Wnuk, The Stability of the SLR Stations Voordinates Determined from Monthly Arcs of LAGEOS-1 and LAGEOS-2 Laser Ranging in 1999-2001     Paper Icon
Toshimichi Otsubo, Takako Genba, Range Bias vs. Applied System Delay     Paper Icon
Van Husson, Absolute and Relative Range Bias Detection Capabilities Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Turki S. M. Al-Saud, Status of the SALRO Station – Past, Present and Future Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Joëlle Nicolas, P. Bonnefond, O. Laurain, P. Exertier, and F. Barlier, Results of the Triple Laser Ranging Collocation Experiment at the Grasse Observatory, France (September - November 2001) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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System Calibration Techniques (I. Prochazka and U. Schreiber)
Jean-Louis Oneto, Jean Gaignebet, Use of Free Surface of Liquids in Interferometric Methods: Application to Split Corner Cubes Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Karel Hamal, Ivan Prochazka, Portable Calibration Standard Mission Review Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ivan Prochazka, Karel Hamal, Portable Calibration Standard Capabilities Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Karel Hamal, Ivan Prochazka, Portable - Pico Event Timer Upgrade (presented together with the paper Portable Calibration Standard Capabilities) Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Peter Sperber, T. Stautmeister, J. Kölbl, H. Tauscher, J. Kellner, High Accuracy Short Range Laser Rangefinder for System Calibration and Installation     Paper Icon
Matti Paunonen, An Experimental Common Detector, Coaxial Cassegrain Laser Telescope and Its Calibration     Paper Icon
Jim Long, Nagendra Paudel, Local Surveys at Goddard   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Paul Stevens, Jim Long, Nagendra Paudel, Local Survey Relationships to System Calibration and Bias Identification Presentation Icon Poster Icon Paper Icon
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Station Operational Issues (W. Gurtner and V. Husson)
Randall Ricklefs ILRS Prediction Format Working Group, Creating a Consolidated Laser Ranging Prediction Format Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Werner Gurtner, Operational Issues from the Stations Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Van Husson, Operational Issues from an ILRS Central Bureau Perspective Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Graham Appleby, Operational Issues from the viewpoint of SLR data analyses Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
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Target Design, Signatures, and Biases (G. Appleby and G. Bianco, for V. Vasiliev)
David Arnold, Retroreflector Array Transfer Functions Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Joëlle Nicolas, Jean-François Mangin, Gilles Metris, and François Barlier, Difference of LAGEOS Satellite Response from Raw Data Analysis of the Collocation Experiment Between the Grasse Satellite and Lunar Laser Ranging Stations Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Toshimichi Otsubo, Graham M Appleby, Recovery of Target Response Function for Center-of-Mass Corrections of Spherical Satellites     Paper Icon
Vladimir Vasiliev, N. Parkhomenko, V, Shargorodsky, V. Glotov, N. Sokolov, J. Degnan, S. Habib, International Experiment in Space for Investigation of a Novel-Type Laser Retroreflector Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Natalia Parkhomenko, V, Shargorodsky, V. Vasiliev, D. Voelz, V. Gamiz, Test Satellite for Calibration of Large-Size Optical Imaging Systems Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Robert Kessel, William Braun, Mark Davis, Amey Peltzer, Anne Reed, Ilene Sokolsky, John Vasquez, Paul Wright, Development and On-Orbit Performance of Moderate-Cost Spherical Retroreflector Arrays for the STARSHINE Program Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Toshimichi Otsubo, Hiroo Kunimori, Keisuke Yoshihara and Hidekazu Hashimoto, Reflector Arrangement on H2A-LRE Satellite     Paper Icon
Andrew Nicholas, S.E. Thonnard, G.C. Gilbreath, The Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment: a Mission Overview Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
David Arnold, Velocity Aberration     Paper Icon
Seungbum Kim, Kwang-sun Ryu, Design of a Laser Retro-Reflector for the First Satellite Ranging Mission in S. Korea on an Elliptical Orbit (Withdrawn)      
Kattimuthu Elango, M. Pitchaimani, P. Soma, and S.K. Shivakumar, Laser Retroreflector Array (LARA) for IRS Mission   Poster Icon Paper Icon
Robert Sherwood, Roger Wood, Toshimichi Otsubo, LAGEOS-2 Spin Rate and Orientation   Poster Icon Paper Icon
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Atmospheric Correction and Multiwavelength Ranging (S. Riepl and E. Pavlis)
Stefan Riepl, David Ramirez, Cesar Guitano, Validation of Mapping Functions     Paper Icon
Werner Gurtner, Eugen Pop, Johannes Utzinger, Zimmerwald Dual-wavelength Operation: First Experiences Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Giuseppe Bianco, T. Oldham, M. Bieneman, C. Clarke, V. Husson, Two-Color Laser Ranging with the MLRO System Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Virgilio Mendes, Atmospheric Refraction at Optical Wavelengths: Problems and Solutions Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
David Arnold, Wavelength Dependence of Range Correction Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ivan Prochazka, L. Kral, Atmospheric Contribution to the Laser Ranging Jitter Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Xiong Yaoheng, Feng Hesheng, Modification of Laser Ranging Equation Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Manuel de la Torre Juárez, George A. Hajj, Byron I Iijima, Chi O Ao, Anthony J. Mannucci, Tom P. Yunck, A Database of Atmospheric Refractivities from GPS Radio Occultations Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ulrich Schreiber, Florian Seitz, Franz Meyer, Biaxial Rayleigh- and Raman-LIDAR for Applications in Atmospheric Sounding and SLR     Paper Icon
Yury Galkin, Ruben A. Tatevian, Preliminary Estimation of the Atmospheric Nonlinear Frequency Dispersion and Absorption Effects on the Pulse SLR Accuracy     Paper Icon
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Advanced Systems and Techniques (B. Greene and T. Murphy)
Ivan Prochazka, Karel Hamal, Millimeter Ranging Accuracy - the Bottleneck Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
John Degnan, SLR2000: Progress and Future Applications Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
John Degnan, Optimization of the Correlation Range Receiver Parameters in SLR2000 Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Donald Patterson, Jan McGarry, Overview of Data for the SLR2000 Tracking Mount Performance Testing Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Ben Greene, Yuo Gao, Chris Moore, Y. Wang, A. Boiko, Ian Ritchie, J. Sang, J. Cotter, Laser Tracking of Space Debris Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Stefan Riepl, Hayo Hase, Armin Boer, Wolfgang Schlueter, Eduardo Carvacho, Rodrigo Reeves, David Ramirez, Cesar Guaitiao, Emma Chavez, Raul Escobar, Carlos Bustamante, Roberto Aedo, Marco Avendano, Gonzalo Remedi, Oscar Cifuentes, Installing TIGO in Concepcion     Paper Icon
Giuseppe Bianco, T. Oldham, The MLRO Project: a Status Report Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
John Degnan, Jan McGarry, Thomas Zagwodzki, Philip Dabney, Photon-Counting Airborne Microlaser Altimeter Poster Icon Paper Icon
Etienne Samain, Time Transfer by Laser Link Presentation Icon   Paper Icon
Hiroo Kunimori, A Satellite Laser Ranging System Based on a Micro-Chip Laser     Paper Icon




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