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 publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).