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Depolarization of lidar returns from clouds: comparison between spherical and Chebyshev particulate
Author(s): Andrea Mannoni; Paola Sansoni; Cristina Flesia; Piero Bruscaglioni; Andrea Ismaelli
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Paper Abstract

The effect of multiple scattering on received power and its polarization state is examined by considering clouds made of spherical water droplets and non-spherical Chebyshev particles. A Monte Carlo code was used and its capability of dealing with homogeneous and stratified clouds is shown by a series of examples.

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Date Published: 15 December 1995
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2580, Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228499
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Andrea Mannoni, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
Paola Sansoni, Centro di Eccellenza Optronica (Italy)
Cristina Flesia, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland)
Piero Bruscaglioni, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)
Andrea Ismaelli, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2580:
Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems
Anton Kohnle, Editor(s)

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