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Development of the Wuhan lidar system
Author(s): Zhilin Hu; Yiping Liu; Xiong Hu; Xizhi Zeng
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports new progress of the Wuhan lidar system. At the present time, our lidar works both at nighttime, to measure the sodium layer in menopause region, and at daytime to measure the aerosol in lower atmosphere region. The daytime working lidar system is equipped with a Faraday Anomalous Dispersion Optical Filter (FADOF), working at the Na resonance line (589 nm) and having an ultra-narrow bandwidth of 2 GHz. The daytime system uses this FADOF to obtain the lidar signal from an altitude of 20 km in our primary experiment. We will also report a comparison of the rms velocity measured by MF radar and Na lidar. A 90% confidence in rms velocity has been achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3504, Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319510
Show Author Affiliations
Zhilin Hu, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (China)
Yiping Liu, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (China)
Xiong Hu, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (China)
Xizhi Zeng, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3504:
Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring
Upendra N. Singh; Huanling Hu; Gengchen Wang, Editor(s)

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