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Polarization structure of lidar returns from water droplet clouds
Author(s): Bruno Valentinov Kaul; Christian Werner; H. Herrmann
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present analytical formulas for the brightness of images of a lidar scattering volume formed by two cross polarized components of the lidar backscatter derived for the case of a spherical polidispersion irradiated with a narrow laser beam. The calculational results we compare with the experimental ones obtained with a DLR lidar having two fields of view.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2581, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228506
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Bruno Valentinov Kaul, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Christian Werner, DLR (Germany)
H. Herrmann, DLR (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2581:
Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II
Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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