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APL Research and Development
Volume 25, Number 2 (April–June 2004)

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.

BASIC RESEARCH

Quantum Computing Using Linear Optics

T.B. Pittman, B.C. Jacobs, and J.D. Franson

BASIC RESEARCH

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

APPLIED RESEARCH

How Accurately Can We Predict Optical Clarity in the Littorals?

J.H. Smart

APPLIED RESEARCH

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

Modeling and Simulation Verification and Validation Challenges

D.K. Pace

MISCELLANEA

In Memoriam: William H. Avery (1912–2004)

A. Kossiakoff

MISCELLANEA

Publications, Presentations, and Colloquia

Compiled by L. M. Mercer