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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 1990
  • pp: 4145–4158

Optimizing a pulsed Doppler lidar

Madison J. Post and Richard E. Cupp  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 28, pp. 4145-4158 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.004145


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Abstract

NOAA’s fieldable injection-seeded, pulsed, coherent CO2 lidar was developed over a 5-yr period. Its performance and reliability are characterized. Techniques for calibration, alignment, collimation, and for improving detector performance and frequency stability are presented.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

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Original Manuscript: November 27, 1989
Published: October 1, 1990

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Madison J. Post and Richard E. Cupp, "Optimizing a pulsed Doppler lidar," Appl. Opt. 29, 4145-4158 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-28-4145


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