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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 2002
  • pp: 7087–7091

Analytical Estimation of the Parameters of Autodyne Lidar

Gennady A. Koganov, Reuben Shuker, and Evgueni P. Gordov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 33, pp. 7087-7091 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.007087


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Abstract

An analytical approach for a calculation of the parameters of autodyne lidar is presented. Approximate expressions connecting the absorption coefficient and the distance to the remote target with both the lidar parameters and the measured quantities are obtained. These expressions allow one to retrieve easily the information about the atmosphere from the experimental data.

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OCIS Codes
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors

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Gennady A. Koganov, Reuben Shuker, and Evgueni P. Gordov, "Analytical Estimation of the Parameters of Autodyne Lidar," Appl. Opt. 41, 7087-7091 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-33-7087


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