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Holographic scintillometry technique for measuring atmospheric parameters
Author(s): John F. Dove
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Paper Abstract

A holographic spatial filtering technique for measuring atmospheric turbulence (C sup 2 (n)), wind speed, and wind direction developed for the NOAA wind profiler II is presented. The technique is based on a device that incorporates a laser array and a holographic filter (the transmitter), a holographic filter, and a detector array (the receiver). The 20cm x 20cm four-channel holographic zero mean filter is being tested in the HOLODAR system which provides simplicity of design, reduced signal/data processing requirements, and improved atmospheric measurement capability. The device can be used for improvements in radars, optical communications, imaging, coherent laser radar, and windshear/vortex detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1688, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137890
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John F. Dove, Dove Electronics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1688:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing
Anton Kohnle; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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