OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1552–1554

Field demonstration of simultaneous wind and temperature measurements from 5 to 50 km with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter in a multi-frequency Doppler lidar

Wentao Huang, Xinzhao Chu, Johannes Wiig, Bo Tan, Chihoko Yamashita, T. Yuan, J. Yue, S. D. Harrell, C.-Y. She, B. P. Williams, J. S. Friedman, and R. M. Hardesty  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 10, pp. 1552-1554 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001552


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (401 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report the first (to our knowledge) field demonstration of simultaneous wind and temperature measurements with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter implemented in the receiver of a three-frequency Na Doppler lidar. Reliable winds and temperatures were obtained in the altitude range of 10 45 km with 1 km resolution and 60 min integration under the conditions of 0.4 W lidar power and 75 cm telescope aperture. This edge filter with a multi-frequency lidar concept can be applied to other direct-detection Doppler lidars for profiling both wind and temperature simultaneously from the lower to the upper atmosphere.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(010.3920) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Meteorology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3640) Remote sensing and sensors : Lidar
(290.1310) Scattering : Atmospheric scattering
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 12, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2009
Published: May 12, 2009

Citation
Wentao Huang, Xinzhao Chu, Johannes Wiig, Bo Tan, Chihoko Yamashita, T. Yuan, J. Yue, S. D. Harrell, C.-Y. She, B. P. Williams, J. S. Friedman, and R. M. Hardesty, "Field demonstration of simultaneous wind and temperature measurements from 5to50 km with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter in a multi-frequency Doppler lidar," Opt. Lett. 34, 1552-1554 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-10-1552

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited