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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1981
  • pp: 3318–3320

Compact and highly sensitive fluorescence lidar for oceanographic measurements

U. Gehlhaar, K. P. Gunther, and J. Luther  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 20, Issue 19, pp. 3318-3320 (1981)

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A compact and highly sensitive helicopter-born fluorescence lidar is described. The single channel system is based on a high power, tunable laser. From an altitude of 70 m, selective detection of the tracer dye rhodamine B of less than 10−10 g/cm3 in natural waters is achieved.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 7, 1981
Published: October 1, 1981

U. Gehlhaar, K. P. Gunther, and J. Luther, "Compact and highly sensitive fluorescence lidar for oceanographic measurements," Appl. Opt. 20, 3318-3320 (1981)

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