Measurement Techniques

, Volume 57, Issue 4, pp 396–400 | Cite as

Measurement of the Power of Elastic Scattering of Atmospheric Aerosol by a Physical Lidar

Article

The influence of laser radiation linewidth on the operation of monostatic aerosol lidar for atmosphere sensing is studied. The relative error of measurements of the power of an elastic backscattering signal in the direction of the lidar at sensing distances of up to 5 km is estimated.

Keywords

lidar signal atmosphere sensing Mie scattering width of lasing line of laser 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg State Polytechnic UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Novorossiysk Polytechnic InstituteBranch of the Kuban State Technological UniversityNovorossiiskRussia

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