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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1093–1095

Daytime mesopause temperature measurements with a sodium-vapor dispersive Faraday filter in a lidar receiver

H. Chen, M. A. White, David A. Krueger, and C. Y. She  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 1093-1095 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001093


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Abstract

Using a dispersive Faraday bandpass filter, we have upgraded our Na temperature lidar to be capable of 24-h operation. Along with a transmitting telescope to reduce the laser beam divergence to 0.2 mrad, the initial use of this unique narrow-band filter in a lidar receiver allowed us to reduce the detected daytime sky background to a level previously encountered at night, making routine daytime temperature measurements in the mesopause region a reality. The implementation, characterization, and results of what we believe are the first daytime mesopause temperature measurements are reported.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996

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H. Chen, M. A. White, David A. Krueger, and C. Y. She, "Daytime mesopause temperature measurements with a sodium-vapor dispersive Faraday filter in a lidar receiver," Opt. Lett. 21, 1093-1095 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-15-1093


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