The differences in approach and misunderstandings that account for the problems described in Frehlich and Kavaya’s comment [Appl. Opt. 41, 1595 (2002)] are summarized. We also acknowledge an omission in our paper that has been drawn to our attention separately.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 19, 2001
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2001
Published: March 20, 2002
Aniceto Belmonte and Barry J. Rye, "Response to comment on “Heterodyne lidar returns in the turbulent atmosphere: performance evaluation of simulated systems” by Frehlich and Kavaya," Appl. Opt. 41, 1601-1603 (2002)