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ALIENS: atmospheric lidar end-to-end simulator
Author(s): Juergen Streicher; Ines Leike; Christian Werner
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Paper Abstract

LabVIEW (National Instruments) provides a powerful instrumentation system for simulations, including an excellent graphical presentation environment. Our Doppler Lidar simulation tool contains signal propagation and scattering in the atmosphere, a model of the heterodyne front end in the low SNR-regime and a processing unit for signal digitizing and frequency estimation. As a consequence of LabVIEW's programming language, G, this end-to-end simulator for Laser Doppler wind measurement can run on either a Windows PC, a Macintosh PowerPC or a SUN station.

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Date Published: 13 January 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3583, Fifth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (13 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.337041
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Juergen Streicher, DLR-Lidar (Germany)
Ines Leike, DLR-Lidar (Germany)
Christian Werner, DLR-Lidar (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3583:
Fifth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Vladimir E. Zuev; Gennadii G. Matvienko, Editor(s)

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