Measurements of the spatial uniformity of Hamamatsu H5783–06 photosensor modules were performed by the flying spot method. The results were used to simulate the influence of the photomultiplier tube on a lidar signal. A simple method for improving the spatial uniformity is proposed.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
Valentin Simeonov, Gilles Larcheveque, Philippe Quaglia, Hubert van den Bergh, and Bertrand Calpini, "Influence of the Photomultiplier Tube Spatial Uniformity on Lidar Signals," Appl. Opt. 38, 5186-5190 (1999)