Abstract

Probability of detection and postdetection integration efficiency are formulated and calculated for pulses that are partially correlated. For high probabilities of detection, substantial gain may be obtained for a coherent idar system applied to diffuse target returns when a small number of pulses are integrated.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

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