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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2009
  • pp: 364–367

Wind error comparison of four different wavelengths of Nd:YAG laser

Heyong Zhang, Deming Ren, Weijiang Zhao, and Yanchen Qu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp. 364-367 (2009)


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Abstract

The wind error of multichannel lidar system is simulated through calculation of atmospheric back-sacttering echo signal and weighted least-square fitting. By comparing the wind errors of four wavelengths of the Nd:YAG laser, two kinds of phenomena are found: when the wavelength is 1064 nm, the wind error is the smallest at all different heights; with the aerosol-molecular ratio descending and finally tending to 1, the statistic error increases sharply, which shows that low aerosol-molecular ratio is quite disadvantageous whatever the signal intensity is.

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OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1100) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Aerosol detection
(010.1290) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric optics

Citation
Heyong Zhang, Deming Ren, Weijiang Zhao, and Yanchen Qu, "Wind error comparison of four different wavelengths of Nd:YAG laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 364-367 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-5-364


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