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China’s reach on NLOS

In Picture – China’s laser beem experiment

The recent affirmations made by Chinese is now publicized after been in secrecy for a while. A team of Chinese researchers and scientists has claimed to develop a Non-line-of-sight (NLOS) which can help them to see any hidden object over a kilometer far which was earlier out of sight. The researchers at National University of science and technology of China deciphered the study after setting up a laser emitter to detect the activities of photons on a mannequin they have put behind a flat screen inside a flat 1.43kms away. The “Scattering of laser beam” experiment was performed to study the observation of photons. While some of photons were showing reflection on the mannequin, the others were successfully detected on a sensor placed next to the laser emitter. This experiment was staged like Rutherford’s gold foil experiment which gave very important series of iconic research in nuclear physics. The calculations were made about the distance of each part of mannequin placed and recreated a 3-D image throughout the experiment with the help of an algorithm after photons which struck the hidden object, started making reflection onto the wall and bounced back three times to hit the sensor placed next to laser emitter. The range was calculated was about three orders of magnitude longer than the previous experiments done by Chinese researchers. This research marked an importance for developing the NLOS imaging techniques for real world conditions. The NLOS is said to be used in defence as per report by some Chinese sources.


  • Aditi Dubey

    A graduate in Economics from Delhi University. A master in defence and strategic studies from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She worked with Janes Defence as a research analyst in the defence data development domain. An ethical hacker, she takes interest in issues related to military tactics, international laws, arms acts and tribunals.

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