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Daytime operation of Na temperature lidar using a dispersive Faraday vapor filter
Author(s): Huailin Chen; Michael White; David A. Krueger; Chiao Yao She
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Paper Abstract

A novel ultra-narrow Na Faraday vapor filter was developed and is in use with our Na temperature lidar system for daytime measurements of the atmospheric temperature near the mesopause. The first 34 hour continuous observation was carried out from 1 pm, Oct. 10 to 11 pm Oct. 12, 1995, terminated by clouds. Signal to background ratio at high noon was about 15 at Na D2a peak frequency.

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Date Published: 12 November 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2833, Application of Lidar to Current Atmospheric Topics, (12 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258166
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Huailin Chen, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
Michael White, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
David A. Krueger, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
Chiao Yao She, Colorado State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2833:
Application of Lidar to Current Atmospheric Topics
Arthur J. Sedlacek, Editor(s)

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