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External calibration technique of millimeter-wave cloud radar
Author(s): Tao Wen; Zeng-Liang Zhao; Zhi-Gang Yao; Zhi-Gang Han; Lin-Da Guo
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Paper Abstract

The millimeter-wave cloud radar can provide a large number of fine and reliable information for the inversion of cloud macro and micro parameters. A key link of using the millimeter-wave cloud radar to detect the cloud is that the radar must be calibrated. Due to the precision components and severe environment of millimeter-wave cloud radar, subtle changes may take place in the operation process of cloud radar, unless the cloud radar is calibrated regularly. Although the calibration system inside the cloud radar can track and monitor the main working parameters and correct the detection results, it fails to consider the characteristics of the antenna and the mutual influence among different components of cloud radar. Therefore, the external calibration for cloud radar system is very important. Combined with the actual situation of cloud radar under domestic onboard platform, this paper builds a complete external calibration technique process of cloud radar based on the calm sea, providing the theoretical support for the external calibration experiments of the airborne and even satellite-borne millimeter-wave cloud radar developed by our country.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2016
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10157, Infrared Technology and Applications, and Robot Sensing and Advanced Control, 101570S (25 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2244824
Show Author Affiliations
Tao Wen, PLA Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zeng-Liang Zhao, Beijing Institute of Applied Meteorology (China)
Zhi-Gang Yao, Beijing Institute of Applied Meteorology (China)
Zhi-Gang Han, Beijing Institute of Applied Meteorology (China)
Lin-Da Guo, Academy of Equipment (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10157:
Infrared Technology and Applications, and Robot Sensing and Advanced Control

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