15 September 1995 Development of a pseudorandom noise modulation, continuous-wave (PRN-cw) total backscatter lidar
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Proceedings Volume 2505, Lidar and Atmospheric Sensing; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.219634
Event: European Symposium on Optics for Environmental and Public Safety, 1995, Munich, Germany
Abstract
We present a pseudo-random-noise modulation, continuous-wave (PRN-cw) total backscatter lidar based on AlGaAs diode laser. The amplitude PRN modulation is introduced by AOM on the cw laser radiation. The detection makes use of a cooled PMT in photon-counting mode. The PRN waveform generator, the data acquisition system and the data processing are steered by the same PC computer. The connections from the laser to the beam-expander and from the telescope to PMT housing are made with optical fibers. Lidar signals of topographic targets, clouds, and the atmospheric return are presented.
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Valentin Mitev, Valentin Mitev, Renaud Matthey, Renaud Matthey, Daniel Reusser, Daniel Reusser, } "Development of a pseudorandom noise modulation, continuous-wave (PRN-cw) total backscatter lidar", Proc. SPIE 2505, Lidar and Atmospheric Sensing, (15 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.219634; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.219634
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