A short-standoff bistatic lidar system for aerosol cloud backscatter cross section measurement

Randal L. Schmitt, Crystal C. Glen, Shane M. Sickafoose, Richard N. Shagam, Josh Santarpia, John E. Brockman, Thomas A. Reichardt, Michael V. Pack, Victor Chavez, Craig Boney, Brandon Servantes

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Abstract

A short-standoff bistatic lidar system coupled with an aerosol chamber has been built to measure aerosol optical backscatter and laser induced fluorescence cross-sections. Preliminary results show good sensitivity across all channels with high signal-to-noise ratio.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
PagesJW2A.19
ISBN (Print)9781557529435
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012

Other

OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Schmitt, R. L., Glen, C. C., Sickafoose, S. M., Shagam, R. N., Santarpia, J., Brockman, J. E., Reichardt, T. A., Pack, M. V., Chavez, V., Boney, C., & Servantes, B. (2012). A short-standoff bistatic lidar system for aerosol cloud backscatter cross section measurement. In CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012 (pp. JW2A.19). (CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo_at.2012.jw2a.19