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Comment on “Theory of the double-edge molecular technique for Doppler lidar wind measurement”

Jack A. McKay  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 993-996 (2000)

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A theory of the double-edge technique for lidar measurement of wind speed Doppler shifts was recently presented by Flesia and Korb [Appl. Opt. 38, 432 (1999)]. It is shown here that the technique proposed by Flesia and Korb to achieve equal responsivity to aerosol and Rayleigh backscatter signals was previously conceived and demonstrated by another group.

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(280.3340) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser Doppler velocimetry
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar

Original Manuscript: February 16, 1999
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 1999
Published: February 20, 2000

Jack A. McKay, "Comment on “Theory of the double-edge molecular technique for Doppler lidar wind measurement”," Appl. Opt. 39, 993-996 (2000)

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