10 December 1992 Portable nanojoule backscatter lidar for environmental sensing
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Abstract
The eye-safe (500 nJ per pulse) portable lidar with a wavelength of 0.840 micrometers has been designed. Operating as a photon counter, it allows to measure a distance to objects within a 5 km range with an accuracy of 5 m and backscatter coefficients with an accuracy of 2 * 10-7 (msr)-1. Results of some applications are presented.
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Serguei M. Pershin, Serguei M. Pershin, Aleksei V. Bukharin, Aleksei V. Bukharin, V. N. Makarov, V. N. Makarov, V. M. Linkin, V. M. Linkin, D. Patsaev, D. Patsaev, Ivan Prochazka, Ivan Prochazka, Karel Hamal, Karel Hamal, } "Portable nanojoule backscatter lidar for environmental sensing", Proc. SPIE 1752, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering II, (10 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130741; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.130741
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