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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1932–1934

Daylight rejection with a new receiver for potassium resonance temperature lidars

Cord Fricke-Begemann, Matthias Alpers, and Josef Höffner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 21, pp. 1932-1934 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001932


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Abstract

For daytime operation a new receiver for potassium resonance temperature lidars was developed that includes a twin Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter and a high-performance photon-counting avalanche photodiode instead of a photomultiplier. The design of a flat spectral filter shape over the lidar scan range avoids instrumental error on the temperature results. Initial temperature measurements under daylight conditions were realized.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric scattering
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(040.5250) Detectors : Photomultipliers
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect

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Cord Fricke-Begemann, Matthias Alpers, and Josef Höffner, "Daylight rejection with a new receiver for potassium resonance temperature lidars," Opt. Lett. 27, 1932-1934 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-21-1932


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