15 September 1995 Computer model study of pseudorandom noise modulation continuous-wave (PRN-cw) backscatter lidar
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Proceedings Volume 2505, Lidar and Atmospheric Sensing; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.219633
Event: European Symposium on Optics for Environmental and Public Safety, 1995, Munich, Germany
Abstract
We present a computer model for simulation of PRN-cw atmospheric backscatter lidar performances. The program for calculation operates on a PC type computer. The model covers a variety of cases for the lidar platforms: satellite borne (nadir-looking), airborne (both nadir- and zenith-looking) and ground based. The estimation of the lidar response function includes the following inputs: A) ESA/ATLID cloud and aerosol backscatter/extinction model and molecular atmosphere backscatter and extinction model, based on US standard atmosphere. B) Terrain surface function model. C) Different M-sequences modulation formats, sub-system parameters and solar background.
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Renaud Matthey, Renaud Matthey, Valentin Mitev, Valentin Mitev, } "Computer model study of pseudorandom noise modulation continuous-wave (PRN-cw) backscatter lidar", Proc. SPIE 2505, Lidar and Atmospheric Sensing, (15 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.219633; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.219633
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