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Proposed ground-based incoherent Doppler lidar with iodine filter discriminator for atmospheric wind profiling
Author(s): Zhishen Liu; Wei-Biao Chen; Johnathan W. Hair; Chiao Yao She
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Paper Abstract

A new incoherent lidar for measuring atmospheric wind using iodine molecular filter is presented. A unique feature of the proposed lidar lies in its capability for simultaneous measurement of aerosol mixing ratio, with which the radial wind can be determined uniquely from lidar return. A preliminary laboratory experiment using a dye laser at 589 nm and a rotating wheel has been performed demonstrating the feasibility of the proposed wind measurement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2833, Application of Lidar to Current Atmospheric Topics, (12 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258148
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Zhishen Liu, Ocean Univ. of Qingdao (China)
Wei-Biao Chen, Ocean Univ. of Qingdao (China)
Johnathan W. Hair, 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 III, Editor(s)

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