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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 26430–26440

Design and laboratory tests of a Doppler Asymmetric Spatial Heterodyne (DASH) interferometer for upper atmospheric wind and temperature observations

John M. Harlander, Christoph R. Englert, David D. Babcock, and Frederick L. Roesler  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 26430-26440 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.026430


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Abstract

We describe the design, fabrication and laboratory tests of a Doppler Asymmetric Spatial Heterodyne (DASH) interferometer for upper atmospheric wind and temperature observations of the O[1D] 630 nm emission. The monolithic interferometer has no moving parts, a large étendue, relaxed fabrication and alignment tolerances and can measure multiple emission lines simultaneously. Laboratory measurements indicate that the design resolution and étendue were achieved and that thermal drifts can be determined with sufficient precision for geophysical applications.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(300.2140) Spectroscopy : Emission
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution
(280.4991) Remote sensing and sensors : Passive remote sensing
(010.0280) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 16, 2010
Published: December 1, 2010

Citation
John M. Harlander, Christoph R. Englert, David D. Babcock, and Frederick L. Roesler, "Design and laboratory tests of a Doppler Asymmetric Spatial Heterodyne (DASH) interferometer for upper atmospheric wind and temperature observations," Opt. Express 18, 26430-26440 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-25-26430


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