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CO2 coherent differential absorption lidar
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Paper Abstract

Experimental chemical detection and radiometric results are presented from recent coherent differential absorption lidar (DIAL) ground tests conducted over four kilometer horizontal path at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Heterodyne data was collected simultaneously with the Laser Airborne Remote Sensing direct detection DIAL sensor for comparison. A brief system description of the bistatic coherent DIAL system is presented. These experiments illustrate some of the technological challenges encountered in the implementation of a wavelength-agile coherent chemical detection system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4036, Chemical and Biological Sensing, (28 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.394075
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Diego F. Pierrottet, Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Daniel C. Senft, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4036:
Chemical and Biological Sensing
Patrick J. Gardner, Editor(s)

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