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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1992
  • pp: 4915–4917

Useful receiver telescope diameter of ground-based and airborne 1-, 2-, and 10-μm coherent lidars in the presence of atmospheric refractive turbulence

Kin Pui Chan and Dennis K. Killinger  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 24, pp. 4915-4917 (1992)

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The integrated effect of atmospheric refractive turbulence on ground-based and airborne 1-, 2-, and 10-μm coherent lidars with different geometries is calculated as a function of height by using altitude profiles of Cn2.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 27, 1991
Published: August 20, 1992

Kin Pui Chan and Dennis K. Killinger, "Useful receiver telescope diameter of ground-based and airborne 1-, 2-, and 10-μm coherent lidars in the presence of atmospheric refractive turbulence," Appl. Opt. 31, 4915-4917 (1992)

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