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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1983
  • pp: 3716–3724

High spectral resolution lidar to measure optical scattering properties of atmospheric aerosols. 1: Theory and instrumentation

S. T. Shipley, D. H. Tracy, E. W. Eloranta, J. T. Trauger, J. T. Sroga, F. L. Roesler, and J. A. Weinman  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 23, pp. 3716-3724 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.003716


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Abstract

A high spectral resolution lidar technique to measure optical scattering properties of atmospheric aerosols is described. Light backscattered by the atmosphere from a narrowband optically pumped oscillator–amplifier dye laser is separated into its Doppler broadened molecular and elastically scattered aerosol components by a two-channel Fabry-Perot polyetalon interferometer. Aerosol optical properties, such as the backscatter ratio, optical depth, extinction cross section, scattering cross section, and the backscatter phase function, are derived from the two-channel measurements.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 30, 1981
Published: December 1, 1983

Citation
S. T. Shipley, D. H. Tracy, E. W. Eloranta, J. T. Trauger, J. T. Sroga, F. L. Roesler, and J. A. Weinman, "High spectral resolution lidar to measure optical scattering properties of atmospheric aerosols. 1: Theory and instrumentation," Appl. Opt. 22, 3716-3724 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-23-3716

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