19 August 1998 Development of the Wuhan lidar system
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This paper reports new progress of the Wuhan lidar system. At the present time, our lidar works both at nighttime, to measure the sodium layer in menopause region, and at daytime to measure the aerosol in lower atmosphere region. The daytime working lidar system is equipped with a Faraday Anomalous Dispersion Optical Filter (FADOF), working at the Na resonance line (589 nm) and having an ultra-narrow bandwidth of 2 GHz. The daytime system uses this FADOF to obtain the lidar signal from an altitude of 20 km in our primary experiment. We will also report a comparison of the rms velocity measured by MF radar and Na lidar. A 90% confidence in rms velocity has been achieved.
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Zhilin Hu, Zhilin Hu, Yiping Liu, Yiping Liu, Xiong Hu, Xiong Hu, Xizhi Zeng, Xizhi Zeng, } "Development of the Wuhan lidar system", Proc. SPIE 3504, Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319510; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.319510
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