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APL Research and Development

   BASIC RESEARCH

          Quantum Computing Using Linear Optics
          T.B. Pittman, B.C. Jacobs, and J.D. Franson

          Global Random Optimization by Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation
          J.L. Maryak and D.C. Chin

   APPLIED RESEARCH

          Modeling Radar Propagation in Three-Dimensional Environments
          R.S. Awadallah, J.Z. Gehman, J.R. Kuttler, and M.H. Newkirk

          How Accurately Can We Predict Optical Clarity in the Littorals?
          J.H. Smart

          Integrated Guidance and Control for Homing Missiles
          N.F. Palumbo, B.E. Reardon, and R.A. Blauwkamp

   TECHNOLOGY

          Evolution of Arc Fault Protection Technology at APL
          H.B. Land III, C.L. Eddins, and J.M. Klimek

   MODELING AND SIMULATION

          SciBox: A Software Library for Rapid Development of
          Science Operation Simulation, Planning, and Command Tools
          T.H. Choo and J.P. Skura

          Modeling and Simulation Verification and Validation Challenges
          D.K. Pace

   IN MEMORIAM

          William H. Avery (1912–2004)
          A. Kossiakoff

   MISCELLANEA

          Publications, Presentations, and Colloquia
          Compiled by L. M. Mercer

          Inside Front Cover Editorial Information

          Inside Back Cover Illustration

Icon The Cover: APL research and development includes a wide spectrum of scientific, engineering, and technical activities, emanating from across the departments of the Laboratory. This issue of the Digest presents a sampling of APL’s work in basic and applied research, software and hardware development, technology advances, and modeling and simulation. (Cover design by Kenneth R. Moscati.)

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