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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1430–1438

Polarization of multiply scattered lidar return from clouds and ocean water

Eleonora P. Zege and Ludmila I. Chaikovskaya  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 1430-1438 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.16.001430


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Abstract

An analytical solution to polarized lidar return, including multiple scattering from stratified media with large scatters, is developed and discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(000.6800) General : Theoretical physics
(010.3310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Laser beam transmission
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering

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Eleonora P. Zege and Ludmila I. Chaikovskaya, "Polarization of multiply scattered lidar return from clouds and ocean water," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 1430-1438 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-16-6-1430


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