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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 1998
  • pp: 7128–7131

Measurement of the lidar signal fluctuation with a shot-per-shot instrument

Eric Durieux and Luca Fiorani  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 30, pp. 7128-7131 (1998)

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A measurement of the signal noise was carried out with a shot-per-shot lidar. This system was operated in the UV spectral region for ozone profiling in the low troposphere. We report on important discrepancies between our results and the estimations based on the assumptions commonly supporting the numerical modeling of lidar experiments.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(010.4950) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Ozone
(010.7030) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Troposphere
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar

Original Manuscript: November 14, 1997
Revised Manuscript: June 29, 1998
Published: October 20, 1998

Eric Durieux and Luca Fiorani, "Measurement of the lidar signal fluctuation with a shot-per-shot instrument," Appl. Opt. 37, 7128-7131 (1998)

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