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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1999
  • pp: 5186–5190

Influence of the photomultiplier tube spatial uniformity on lidar signals

Valentin Simeonov, Gilles Larcheveque, Philippe Quaglia, Hubert van den Bergh, and Bertrand Calpini  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 24, pp. 5186-5190 (1999)

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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

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5250) Detectors : Photomultipliers
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar

Original Manuscript: September 23, 1998
Revised Manuscript: February 17, 1999
Published: August 20, 1999

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)

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