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13th International Laser Ranging Workshop
"Toward Millimeter Accuracy"

Submitted Abstracts

Session Title Primary Author
Overview of Space Geodesy Techniques (J. Degnan and M. Pearlman)
  SLR Contribution to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame Zuheir Altamimi
Scientific Achievements, Applications, and Future Requirements (R. Noomen and S. Klosko)
  Time-Variable Gravity Analysis Using Satellite-Laser-Ranging as a Tool for Observing Long-Term Changes in the Earth’s Systems -- INVITED Christopher Cox
  The SLR Contribution to Precision Orbit Determination in the GPS Era Scott Luthcke
  Evaluation of potential systematic bias in GNSS orbital solutions Graham Appleby
  Contributions of SLR to the Success of Satellite Altimeter Missions -- INVITED Remko Scharroo
  SLR and the CHAMP Gravity Field Mission -- INVITED Rolf König
  Prospects for an Improved Lense-Thirring Test with SLR and the GRACE Gravity Mission -- INVITED John Ries
  Lunar Geophysics, Geodesy, and Dynamics -- INVITED James G. Williams
  Seasonal Changes in the Icecaps of Mars from Laser Altimetry and Gravity David Smith
  Future Interplanetary Laser Ranging: Science Goals and Methods -- INVITED Ken Nordtvedt
  Geophysical Applications of SLR Tidal Estimates -- INVITED John Wahr
  Laser Ranging Contributions to Monitoring and Interpreting Earth Orientation Changes -- INVITED Richard Gross
  Monitoring The Origin of the TRF with Space Geodetic Techniques -- INVITED Erricos Pavlis
  Absolute Earth Scale from SLR Measurements -- INVITED Peter Dunn
  First results of the French Transportable Laser Ranging Station during the 2002 Corsica campaign for the JASON-1 calibration and validation experiment Joëlle Nicolas
  Preliminary orbit determination of GRACE satellites using laser ranging data Milena Rutkowska
  The Development of NASA Gravity Field Models and their Dependence on SLR – Invited Frank Lemoine
Lunar Laser Ranging (P. Shelus and J.F. Mangin)
  Recent contributions to LLR analysis Jean Chapront
  The OCA LLR Station: An Update Jean-Francois Mangin
  APOLLO: Multiplexed Lunar Laser Ranging Thomas Murphy
  LLR Developments at Mount Stromlo: Towards Millimeter Accuracy Ben Greene
Improved or Upgraded Systems - Poster Session (F. Pierron and Y. Fumin)
  SLR2000 Software: Current Test Results and Recent Developments Jan McGarry
  McDonald Ranging: 30 Years and Still Going Peter Shelus
  Replacement of the LURE Telescope Controller Using COTS Components Using Commercial Off-The-Shelf Components Daniel O'Gara
  System Stability Improvement of Changchun SLR System You Zhao
  Improving SALRO Accuracy Abdallah Azzeer
  Ultra mobile station FTLRS: Software Control Monique Pierron
  The New MLRS Encoder System: Progress Report Jerry Wiant
  Improvements of the French Transportable Laser Ranging Station to high accuracy level Francis Pierron
  Upgrading of the Simeiz-1873 SLR Station Sergiy Filikov
  First Laser Ranging Results of the new Potsdam SLR System Ludwig Grunwaldt
  System Upgrades of the NASA SLR Network David Carter
  Upgrades of Shanghai Satellite Laser Ranging Station Yang Fumin
  NASA SLR Network MCP PMT Upgrade Howard Donovan
  GUTS – A New SLR System for Japan Thomas Oldham
  Integration of 1.5m Telescope and ranging system in CRL Hiroo Kunimori
Station Performance Evaluation (C. Luceri and R. Wood)
  The stability of the SLR stations coordinates determined from monthly arcs of LAGEOS-1 and LAGEOS-2 laser ranging in 1999-2001 Stanislaw Schillak
  MyStationPerformance.COM Van Husson
  Results of the triple laser ranging collocation experiment at the Grasse observatory, France (September - November 2001) Joëlle Nicolas
  Status of the KACST SLR Program -- Past, Present and Future Turki Al-Saud
  Range Bias vs Applied System Delay Toshimichi Otsubo
  Absolute and Relative Range Bias Detection Capabilities Van Husson
  The Precise Data Processing in MCC Analysis Center Vladmir Glotov
Station Operational Issues (W. Gurtner and V. Husson)
  Creating a Consolidated Laser Ranging Prediction Format Randy Ricklefs
  Operational Issues from the Stations Werner Gurtner
  Operational Issues from an ILRS Central Bureau Perspective Van Husson
  Operational Issues from the Viewpoint of the SLR Data Analysis Graham Appleby
Target Design, Signatures, and Biases (G. Appleby and V. Vasiliev)
  Laser Retroreflector Array (LARA) for IRS Mission Kattimuthu Elango
  Velocity Aberration David Arnold
  Retroreflector Array Transfer Functions David Arnold
  Difference of LAGEOS satellite response from raw data analysis of the collocation experiment between the Grasse Satellite and Lunar Laser Ranging stations Joëlle Nicolas
  Design of a laser retro-reflector for the first satellite ranging mission in S. Korea on an elliptical orbit Seungbum Kim
  Recovery of target response function for centre-of-mass corrections of spherical satellites Toshimichi Otsubo
  Reflector arrangement on H2A-LRE satellite Toshimichi Otsubo
  International experiment in space for investigation of a novel-type laser retroreflector Vladimir Vasiliev
  LAGEOS-2 spin rate and orientation Robert Sherwood
  Development and on-orbit performance of moderate-cost spherical retroreflector arrays for the STARSHINE program Robert Kessel
  The Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment: a Mission Overview Andrew Nicholas
Timing Devices (E. Samain and P. Gibbs)
  Range comparison results for various Eurolas SR timers Philip Gibbs
  A010 Family of Time interval Counters Adapted to SLR Applications Yuri Artyukh
  ILRS Timing Devices: Specifications, Error Analysis, BEST Calibration Practices Van Husson
  An ultra stable event timer Etienne Samain
  Counter Calibrations at Zimmerwald Werner Gurtner
  Portable Pico Event Timer Upgrade Karel Hamal
  Operational Performance of GPS Steered Rubidium Oscillators Loyal Stewart
System Calibration (I. Prochazka and U. Schreiber)
  Portable Calibration Standard Mission Review Karel Hamal
  Use of free surface of liquids in interferometric methods: application to split corner cubes Jean-Louis Oneto
  Portable Calibration Standard Capabilities Ivan Prochazka
  High accuracy short range laser rangefinder for system calibration and installation Peter Sperber
  An experimental common detector, coaxial Cassegrain laser telescope and its calibration Matti Paunonen
  Local Surveys at Goddard Jim Long
  Local Survey Relationships to System Calibration and Bias Identification Paul Stevens
Atmospheric Correction and Multiwavelength Ranging (S. Riepl and E. Pavlis)
  Preliminary estimation of the atmospheric nonlinear frequency dispersion and absorption effects on the pulse SLR accuracy Yuri Galkin
  Biaxial Rayleigh- and Raman-LIDAR for applications in atmospheric sounding and SLR Ulrich Schreiber
  Wavelength Dependence of Range Correction David Arnold
  Atmospheric Contribution to the Laser Ranging Jitter Ivan Prochazka
  Validation of Mapping Functions Stefan Riepl
  Zimmerwald Dual-wavelength Operation: First Experiences Werner Gurtner
  A Database of Atmospheric Refractivities from GPS Radio Occultations Manuel de la Torre Juárez
  Modification of Laser Ranging Equation Xiong Yaoheng
  Two-color laser ranging with the MLRO system Giuseppe Bianco
  Atmospheric Refraction at Optical Wavelengths: Problems and Solutions Virgilio Mendes
Detectors and Optical Chain Components (G. Kirchner and L. Grunwaldt)
  New Detection Package at Graz Georg Kirchner
  The advantages of Avalanche Photodiode (APD) arrays in laser ranging applications Jana Strasburg
  Characterization of a Microchannel Plate Photomultiplier Tube with a High Sensitivity GaAs Photocathode Paul Hink
  Time walk compensation of a SPAD with linear photo detection Etienne Samain
  SPAD Detector Package for Space Born Applications Ivan Prochazka
  Testing of MCP PMTS: Use of Fiber Optic Coupled Gbps Laser Drivers to Create Ersatz Laser Return Pulses Tomas Cuff
Laser Technology Development (K. Hamal and Howard Donovan, for Y. Gao)
  Kilohertz Laser Ranging at Graz Georg Kirchner
  Mechanical measurement of laser pulse duration Jean-Louis Oneto
  Lasers for Multiwavelength Satellite Laser Ranging Karel Hamal
  High-Power, Short-Pulse Microlaser - Power Amplifier System Yelena Isyanova
Automation and Control Systems (J. McGarry and F. Koidl)
  SLR2000 Closed Loop Tracking with a Photon-Counting Quadrant Detector Jan McGarry
  Improvements in the Automation of the Zimmerwald SLR Station Werner Gurtner
  Infrared Sky Camera -- The Production Model Anthony Mallama
  Automated operational software at Shanghai SLR station Zhongping Zhang
  Berne/Herstmonceux Timebias Service Roger Wood
  Sun Avoidance Software Zhongping Zhang
  Intelligent Scheduler, Prioritize in the Fly Christopher Clarke
  Incorporation of GPS Data into HTSI Prediction Cycle to Support the ICESat Mission Julie Horvath
Advanced Systems and Techniques (B. Greene and T. Murphy)
  SLR2000: Progress and Future Applications John Degnan
  Optimization of the Correlation Range Receiver Parameters in SLR2000 John Degnan
  Photon-Counting Airborne Microlaser Altimeter John Degnan
  Time Transfer by Laser Link Etienne Samain
  Millimeter Ranging Accuracy -- The Bottleneck Ivan Prochazka
  Installing TIGO in Concepcion Stefan Riepl
  Overview of Data for the SLR2000 Tracking Mount Performance Testing Donald Patterson
  Laser Tracking of Space Debris Ben Greene
  The MLRO Project: a Status Report Giuseppe Bianco
  A satellite laser ranging system based on a micro-chip laser Jun Amagai

A document of all submitted abstracts is available in MS Word or PDF formats; an addendum to the published abstract booket is also available (Word, PDF).



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