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Research and Development Updates
Volume 19, Number 3 (July–September 1998)

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, development, and test and evaluation.

BASIC RESEARCH

Jim's Bright Idea (Reprinted from New Scientist [6 June 1998])

R. Taylor

APPLIED RESEARCH

Development and Use of Electromagnetic Parabolic Equation Propagation Models for U.S. Navy Applications

G. D. Dockery

APPLIED RESEARCH

Infrared Refractive Index and Thermo-optic Coefficient Measurement at APL

W. J. Tropf and M. E. Thomas

DEVELOPMENT

Aircraft Wake Detection Using Bistatic Radar: Analysis of Experimental Results

R. J. Iannuzzelli, C. E. Schemm, F. J. Marcotte, L. P. Manzi, H. E. Gilreath, J. M. Hanson, Jr., D. A. Frostbutter, A. S. Hughes, A. D. Bric, D. L. Kershner, and L. E. McKenzie

DEVELOPMENT

Exo-atmospheric Discrimination of Thrust Termination Debris and Missile Segments

C. Resch

DEVELOPMENT

Parametric Classification Techniques for Theater Ballistic Missile Defense

G. L. Silberman

TEST AND EVALUATION

Differential Global Positioning System Navigation Using High-Frequency Ground Wave Transmissions

J. R. Vetter and W. A. Sellers

MISCELLANEA

In Memoriam: Thomas A. Potemra (1938–1998)

K. Moorjani

MISCELLANEA

Book Review: Webspace Engineering

B. Benokraitis

MISCELLANEA

Book Review: Optical Signal Processing

J. N. Lee

MISCELLANEA

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