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Lidar sensing of hydrocarbon molecules in the atmosphere
Author(s): Vadim E. Privalov; Valery G. Shemanin
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Paper Abstract

Raman lidar sensing of gaseous molecules in atmosphere is of great importance for environmental and scientific purposes due to its concentration measurements possibilities. Back scattering vibrational Raman lidar equation computer simulation for hydrocarbon molecules with copper vapor lasers have been made to choose optimal lidar system for studied ethane, ethylene and ethylmercaptane molecules monitoring in atmosphere at ranging distance up to 5 km. Sunlight background power were calculated to determine the maximum ranging distances for these molecules maximum permissible concentration level detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4680, Second International Conference on Lasers for Measurement and Information Transfer, (5 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454663
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Vadim E. Privalov, Baltic State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Valery G. Shemanin, Baltic State Technical Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4680:
Second International Conference on Lasers for Measurement and Information Transfer

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