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Nonconventional coherent differential absorption lidar
Author(s): I. Peczeli; Peter I. Richter; Sz. Borocz; L. Halasz; R. C. Herndon
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Paper Abstract

A new detection method is presented for detecting the weak optical signal scattered back from a topographic target. The weak signal arriving from a topographic target is amplified by the frequency modulated transmitter laser of the lidar system and the amplified signal is mixed with the frequency shifted transmitter laser beam. The concept is used for a differential absorption lidar and excellent common mode rejection has been achieved. Field applications of the system are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1714, Lidar for Remote Sensing, (17 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138542
Show Author Affiliations
I. Peczeli, Technical Univ. of Budapest (Hungary)
Peter I. Richter, Technical Univ. of Budapest (Hungary)
Sz. Borocz, Technical Univ. of Budapest (Hungary)
L. Halasz, Technical Univ. of Budapest (Hungary)
R. C. Herndon, Florida State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1714:
Lidar for Remote Sensing
Richard J. Becherer; Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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