15 December 1995 Polarization structure of lidar returns from water droplet clouds
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Proceedings Volume 2581, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II; (1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228506
Event: Satellite Remote Sensing II, 1995, Paris, France
Abstract
In this paper we present analytical formulas for the brightness of images of a lidar scattering volume formed by two cross polarized components of the lidar backscatter derived for the case of a spherical polidispersion irradiated with a narrow laser beam. The calculational results we compare with the experimental ones obtained with a DLR lidar having two fields of view.
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Bruno Valentinov Kaul, Christian Werner, H. Herrmann, "Polarization structure of lidar returns from water droplet clouds", Proc. SPIE 2581, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228506; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.228506
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LIDAR

Scattering

Clouds

Polarization

Multiple scattering

Laser scattering

Optical spheres

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