Xiaoli Sun

Xiaoli Sun

  • RSCH AST, EARTH SCIENCES REMOTE SENS
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  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 698
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, E. Mazarico, et al. A. Genova, G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, and D.-D. Mao. 2018. "Trilogy, a planetary geodesy mission concept for measuring the expansion of the solar system." Planetary and Space Science, 153: 127-133 [10.1016/j.pss.2018.02.003]

    Mao, D., J. F. McGarry, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, T. W. Zagwodzki, D. D. Rowlands, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, J. E. Golder, M. K. Barker, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2017. "The Laser Ranging Experiment of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Five Years of Operations and Data Analysis." Icarus, 283: 55-69 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.003]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus, 283: 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Sun, X., J. B. Abshire, A. A. Borsa, et al. H. A. Fricker, D. Yi, J. P. Dimarzio, F. S. Paolo, K. M. Brunt, D. J. Harding, and G. A. Neumann. 2017. "ICESAT/GLAS Altimetry Measurements: Received Signal Dynamic Range and Saturation Correction." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1-15 [10.1109/tgrs.2017.2702126]

    Barker, M. K., X. Sun, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2016. "Lunar phase function at 1064 nm from Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter passive and active radiometry." Icarus, 273: 96–113 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.008]

    Prochazka, I., J. Kodet, J. Blazej, and X. Sun. 2015. "Radiation-resistant photon-counting detector package providing sub-ps stability for laser time transfer in space." Journal of Modern Optics, 62 (20): 1703-1708 [10.1080/09500340.2015.1076078]

    Sun, X., and G. A. Neumann. 2014. "Calibration of the Mercury Laser Altimeter on the MESSENGER Spacecraft." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53 (5): 2860-2874 [10.1109/TGRS.2014.2366080]

    Sun, X., J. B. Abshire, J. F. McGarry, et al. G. A. Neumann, D. Smith, J. F. Cavanaugh, D. J. Harding, H. J. Zwally, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Space lidar developed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - the first 20 years." IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 6 (3): 1660-1675 [doi:10.1109/jstars.2013.2259578]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. F. McGarry, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Free space laser communication experiments from Earth to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in lunar orbit." Optics Express, 21 (2): 1865 [10.1364/oe.21.001865]

    Neumann, G. A., J. F. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, et al. E. M. Mazarico, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, D. Mao, D. A. Paige, S. C. Solomon, C. M. Earnst, and O. S. Barnouin. 2012. "Bright and Dark Polar Deposits on Mercury: Evidence for Surface Volatiles." [10.1126/science.1229764]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, S. Hauck, S. Peale, O. Barnouin, J. Head, C. C. Johnson, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, A. Freed, C. Klimczak, J. Margot, J. Oberst, M. A. Perry, C. Ernst, R. McNutt, J. Balcerski, N. Michel, M. Talpe, and D. Yang. 2012. "Topography of the Northern Hemisphere of Mercury from MESSENGER Laser Altimetry." Science , 336 (6078): 217-220 [10.1126/science.1218805]

    Kawa, S., J. Mao, J. Abshire, et al. G. Collatz, X. Sun, and C. Weaver. 2010. "Simulation studies for a space-based CO2 lidar mission." Tellus B, 62 (5): 759-769 [10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00486.X]

    Yu, A. W., M. A. Krainak, D. J. Harding, J. B. Abshire, and X. Sun. 2010. "A Spaceborne lidar for high resolution topographic mapping of the Earths surface." SPIE Newsroom, [10.1117/2.1201002.002655]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, M. H. Torrence, J. L. Mcgarry, D. D. Rowlands, J. Head, T. Duxbury, O. Aharonson, P. Lucey, M. Robinson, O. Barnouin, J. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, P. M. Liiva, D. Mao, J. Smith, and A. Bartels. 2010. "Initial observations from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)." Geophys. Res. Lett., 37: [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2010GL043751]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. Jackson, et al. J. Cavanaugh, G. A. Neumann, H. Riris, X. Sun, R. S. Zellar, C. Coltharp, J. Connelly, R. Katz, I. Kleyner, P. M. Liiva, A. Matuszeski, E. Mazarico, J. L. Mcgarry, A. Nova-Gradac, M. Ott, C. Peters, L. A. Ramos-Izquierdo, L. Ramsey, D. D. Rowlands, S. Schmidt, V. S. Scott, G. Shaw, J. Swinski, M. H. Torrence, G. Unger, A. Yu, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2010. "The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter Investigation on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission." Space Science Reviews, 150 (1-4): 209-241.

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. S. Zellar, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, R. Katz, I. Kleyner, A. Matuszeski, J. L. Mcgarry, M. Ott, L. A. Ramos-Izquierdo, D. D. Rowlands, M. H. Torrence, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2010. "The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Laser Ranging Investigation." Space Science Reviews, 150 (1-4): 63-80 [10.1007/s11214-009-9511-z]

    Cavanaugh, J. F., J. C. Smith, X. Sun, et al. A. E. Bartels, L. Ramos-Izquierdo, D. J. Krebs, J. F. McGarry, R. Trunzo, A. M. Novo-Gradac, J. L. Britt, J. Karsh, R. B. Katz, A. T. Lukemire, R. Szymkiewicz, D. L. Berry, J. P. Swinski, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2007. "The Mercury Laser Altimeter Instrument for the MESSENGER Mission." Space Science Reviews, 131 (1-4): 451-479 [10.1007/s11214-007-9273-4]

    Sun, X., G. A. Neumann, J. B. Abshire, and M. T. Zuber. 2006. "Mars 1064 nm spectral radiance measurements determined from the receiver noise response of the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter." Applied Optics IP, vol 45, Issue 17, pp3960-3971, 45: 3960 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1364/AO.45.003960]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, X. Sun, et al. G. A. Neumann, J. F. Cavamaugh, J. L. Mcgarry, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2006. "Two-Way Laser Link over Interplanetary Distance." Science, 311 (5757): 53-53 [10.1126/science.1120091]

    Yi, D., H. J. Zwally, and X. Sun. 2005. "ICESat Measurement of Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Slope and Roughness." Annals of Glaciology, 42: 83-89.

    Abshire, J. B., X. Sun, H. Riris, et al. J. M. Sirota, J. F. McGarry, S. Palm, D. Yi, and P. Liiva. 2005. "Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) on the ICESat Mission: On-orbit measurement performance." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (21): L21S02 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2005GL024028]

    Abshire, J., Xiaoli Sun, H. Riris, et al. M. Sirota, J. McGarry, S. Palm, E. Ketchum, and R. Follas. 2004. "Geoscience laser altimeter system (GLAS) on the ICESat mission: pre-launch and on-orbit measurement performance." IGARSS 2003. 2003 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Proceedings, [10.1109/igarss.2003.1294166]

    Neumann, G. A., J. B. Abshire, O. Aharonson, et al. J. B. Garvin, X. Sun, and M. T. Zuber. 2003. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter pulse width measurements and footprint-scale roughness." Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (11): 1561 [10.1029/2003GL017048]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, H. V. Frey, et al. J. B. Garvin, J. W. Head, D. O. Muhleman, G. H. Pettengill, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, H. J. Zwally, W. B. Banerdt, T. C. Duxbury, M. P. Golombek, F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. D. Rowlands, O. Aharonson, P. G. Ford, A. B. Ivanov, C. L. Johnson, P. J. McGovern, J. B. Abshire, R. S. Afzal, and X. Sun. 2001. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter: Experiment summary after the first year of global mapping of Mars ." J. Geophysical Research-Planets, 106 (E10): 23689-23722 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2000JE001364]

    Abshire, J. B., X. Sun, and R. S. Afzal. 2000. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter: Receiver Model and Performance Analysis." Applied Optics LP, vol 39, Issue 15, pp2449-2460, 39: 2449 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1364/AO.39.002449]

    Non-Refereed

    Shappirio, M., J. L. Mcgarry, J. L. Bufton, et al. J. W. Cheek, D. B. Coyle, S. M. Hull, P. R. Stysley, X. Sun, R. P. Young, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2016. "Application of Satellite Laser Ranging Techniques for Space Situational Awareness Efforts." Proceedings of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, September 20-23, 2016, [Full Text (Link)]

    Mcgarry, J. L., D. Mao, E. M. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "The Contributions of ILRS Laser Ranging to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Simultaneous Laser Ranging and Communication from an Earth-Based Satellite Laser Ranging Station to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in Lunar Orbit.”." Proceedings of the SPIE XXV Conference on Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation [10.1117/12.2006645]

    Sun, X., J. F. Cavanaugh, J. C. SMith, et al. J. B. Abshire, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, D. J. Harding, H. J. Zwally, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "SPACE LIDARS DEVELOPED AT NASA GSFC." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING (JSTARS) 1660 - 1675 (Submitted) [ 10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2259578]

    Sun, X., J. F. Cavanaugh, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Mapping Mercury Topography by Laser – Performance of the Mercury Laser Altimeter on the MESSENGER Spacecraft." SPIE Newsroom 3 [10.1117/2.1201210.004489]

    Dabney, P. W., D. J. Harding, J. B. Abshire, et al. T. E. Huss, G. F. Jodor, R. L. Machan, J. Marzouk, K. Rush, A. Seas, C. A. Shuman, X. Sun, S. Valett, A. Vasilyev, A. Yu, and Y. Zheng. 2010. "The Slope Imaging Multi-polarization Photon-counting Lidar: Development and performance results." Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2010 IEEE International 653-656 [10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5650862]

    Sun, X., G. A. Neumann, J. Cavanaugh, et al. J. L. Mcgarry, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2009. "Laser Altimeter Measurements from MESSENGER's Recent Mercury Flybys." 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science New York, New York, U.S.A.: 116-117, ISBN: 978-1-55752-869-8 . [Full Text (Link)]

    Sun, X., H. Riris, J. F. Cavanaugh, et al. J. L. Mcgarry, G. B. Jackson, R. S. Zellar, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2007. "The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter and the Laser Ranging System on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter." Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science) 1-5: New York, New York, U.S.A.: 1469+, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3590-6. [Full Text (Link)]

    Abshire, J. B., D. J. Harding, X. Sun, et al. M. A. Krainak, T. Seas, and P. Dabney. 2007. "Pushbroom Laser Altimetry using Fiber Lasers and Photon Counting Detectors ." 2007 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 1-5: 1467-1468 [Full Text (Link)]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, E. Mazarico, et al. A. Genova, G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, and D.-D. Mao. 2018. "Trilogy, a planetary geodesy mission concept for measuring the expansion of the solar system." Planetary and Space Science 153 127-133 [10.1016/j.pss.2018.02.003]

    Mao, D., J. F. McGarry, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, T. W. Zagwodzki, D. D. Rowlands, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, J. E. Golder, M. K. Barker, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2017. "The Laser Ranging Experiment of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Five Years of Operations and Data Analysis." Icarus 283 55-69 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.003]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus 283 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Sun, X., J. B. Abshire, A. A. Borsa, et al. H. A. Fricker, D. Yi, J. P. Dimarzio, F. S. Paolo, K. M. Brunt, D. J. Harding, and G. A. Neumann. 2017. "ICESAT/GLAS Altimetry Measurements: Received Signal Dynamic Range and Saturation Correction." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 1-15 [10.1109/tgrs.2017.2702126]

    Barker, M. K., X. Sun, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2016. "Lunar phase function at 1064 nm from Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter passive and active radiometry." Icarus 273 96–113 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.008]

    Prochazka, I., J. Kodet, J. Blazej, and X. Sun. 2015. "Radiation-resistant photon-counting detector package providing sub-ps stability for laser time transfer in space." Journal of Modern Optics 62 (20): 1703-1708 [10.1080/09500340.2015.1076078]

    Sun, X., and G. A. Neumann. 2014. "Calibration of the Mercury Laser Altimeter on the MESSENGER Spacecraft." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53 (5): 2860-2874 [10.1109/TGRS.2014.2366080]

    Sun, X., J. B. Abshire, J. F. McGarry, et al. G. A. Neumann, D. Smith, J. F. Cavanaugh, D. J. Harding, H. J. Zwally, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Space lidar developed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - the first 20 years." IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 6 (3): 1660-1675 [doi:10.1109/jstars.2013.2259578]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. F. McGarry, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Free space laser communication experiments from Earth to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in lunar orbit." Optics Express 21 (2): 1865 [10.1364/oe.21.001865]

    Neumann, G. A., J. F. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, et al. E. M. Mazarico, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, D. Mao, D. A. Paige, S. C. Solomon, C. M. Earnst, and O. S. Barnouin. 2012. "Bright and Dark Polar Deposits on Mercury: Evidence for Surface Volatiles." [10.1126/science.1229764]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, S. Hauck, S. Peale, O. Barnouin, J. Head, C. C. Johnson, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, A. Freed, C. Klimczak, J. Margot, J. Oberst, M. A. Perry, C. Ernst, R. McNutt, J. Balcerski, N. Michel, M. Talpe, and D. Yang. 2012. "Topography of the Northern Hemisphere of Mercury from MESSENGER Laser Altimetry." Science 336 (6078): 217-220 [10.1126/science.1218805]

    Kawa, S., J. Mao, J. Abshire, et al. G. Collatz, X. Sun, and C. Weaver. 2010. "Simulation studies for a space-based CO2 lidar mission." Tellus B 62 (5): 759-769 [10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00486.X]

    Yu, A. W., M. A. Krainak, D. J. Harding, J. B. Abshire, and X. Sun. 2010. "A Spaceborne lidar for high resolution topographic mapping of the Earths surface." SPIE Newsroom [10.1117/2.1201002.002655]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, M. H. Torrence, J. L. Mcgarry, D. D. Rowlands, J. Head, T. Duxbury, O. Aharonson, P. Lucey, M. Robinson, O. Barnouin, J. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, P. M. Liiva, D. Mao, J. Smith, and A. Bartels. 2010. "Initial observations from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)." Geophys. Res. Lett. 37 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2010GL043751]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. Jackson, et al. J. Cavanaugh, G. A. Neumann, H. Riris, X. Sun, R. S. Zellar, C. Coltharp, J. Connelly, R. Katz, I. Kleyner, P. M. Liiva, A. Matuszeski, E. Mazarico, J. L. Mcgarry, A. Nova-Gradac, M. Ott, C. Peters, L. A. Ramos-Izquierdo, L. Ramsey, D. D. Rowlands, S. Schmidt, V. S. Scott, G. Shaw, J. Swinski, M. H. Torrence, G. Unger, A. Yu, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2010. "The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter Investigation on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission." Space Science Reviews 150 (1-4): 209-241

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. S. Zellar, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, R. Katz, I. Kleyner, A. Matuszeski, J. L. Mcgarry, M. Ott, L. A. Ramos-Izquierdo, D. D. Rowlands, M. H. Torrence, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2010. "The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Laser Ranging Investigation." Space Science Reviews 150 (1-4): 63-80 [10.1007/s11214-009-9511-z]

    Cavanaugh, J. F., J. C. Smith, X. Sun, et al. A. E. Bartels, L. Ramos-Izquierdo, D. J. Krebs, J. F. McGarry, R. Trunzo, A. M. Novo-Gradac, J. L. Britt, J. Karsh, R. B. Katz, A. T. Lukemire, R. Szymkiewicz, D. L. Berry, J. P. Swinski, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2007. "The Mercury Laser Altimeter Instrument for the MESSENGER Mission." Space Science Reviews 131 (1-4): 451-479 [10.1007/s11214-007-9273-4]

    Sun, X., G. A. Neumann, J. B. Abshire, and M. T. Zuber. 2006. "Mars 1064 nm spectral radiance measurements determined from the receiver noise response of the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter." Applied Optics IP, vol 45, Issue 17, pp3960-3971 45 3960 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1364/AO.45.003960]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, X. Sun, et al. G. A. Neumann, J. F. Cavamaugh, J. L. Mcgarry, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2006. "Two-Way Laser Link over Interplanetary Distance." Science 311 (5757): 53-53 [10.1126/science.1120091]

    Yi, D., H. J. Zwally, and X. Sun. 2005. "ICESat Measurement of Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Slope and Roughness." Annals of Glaciology 42 83-89

    Abshire, J. B., X. Sun, H. Riris, et al. J. M. Sirota, J. F. McGarry, S. Palm, D. Yi, and P. Liiva. 2005. "Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) on the ICESat Mission: On-orbit measurement performance." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (21): L21S02 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2005GL024028]

    Abshire, J., Xiaoli Sun, H. Riris, et al. M. Sirota, J. McGarry, S. Palm, E. Ketchum, and R. Follas. 2004. "Geoscience laser altimeter system (GLAS) on the ICESat mission: pre-launch and on-orbit measurement performance." IGARSS 2003. 2003 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Proceedings [10.1109/igarss.2003.1294166]

    Neumann, G. A., J. B. Abshire, O. Aharonson, et al. J. B. Garvin, X. Sun, and M. T. Zuber. 2003. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter pulse width measurements and footprint-scale roughness." Geophysical Research Letters 30 (11): 1561 [10.1029/2003GL017048]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, H. V. Frey, et al. J. B. Garvin, J. W. Head, D. O. Muhleman, G. H. Pettengill, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, H. J. Zwally, W. B. Banerdt, T. C. Duxbury, M. P. Golombek, F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. D. Rowlands, O. Aharonson, P. G. Ford, A. B. Ivanov, C. L. Johnson, P. J. McGovern, J. B. Abshire, R. S. Afzal, and X. Sun. 2001. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter: Experiment summary after the first year of global mapping of Mars ." J. Geophysical Research-Planets 106 (E10): 23689-23722 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2000JE001364]

    Abshire, J. B., X. Sun, and R. S. Afzal. 2000. "Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter: Receiver Model and Performance Analysis." Applied Optics LP, vol 39, Issue 15, pp2449-2460 39 2449 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1364/AO.39.002449]

    Non-Refereed

    Shappirio, M., J. L. Mcgarry, J. L. Bufton, et al. J. W. Cheek, D. B. Coyle, S. M. Hull, P. R. Stysley, X. Sun, R. P. Young, and T. W. Zagwodzki. 2016. "Application of Satellite Laser Ranging Techniques for Space Situational Awareness Efforts." Proceedings of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, September 20-23, 2016, [Full Text (Link)]

    Mcgarry, J. L., D. Mao, E. M. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "The Contributions of ILRS Laser Ranging to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Simultaneous Laser Ranging and Communication from an Earth-Based Satellite Laser Ranging Station to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in Lunar Orbit.”." Proceedings of the SPIE XXV Conference on Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation [10.1117/12.2006645]

    Sun, X., J. F. Cavanaugh, J. C. SMith, et al. J. B. Abshire, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, D. J. Harding, H. J. Zwally, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "SPACE LIDARS DEVELOPED AT NASA GSFC." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING (JSTARS) (Submitted) 1660 - 1675 [ 10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2259578]

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