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, Joshua L 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
Externally publishedYes
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

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Optical radar
optical radar
Aerosols
aerosols
cross sections
laser induced fluorescence
Signal to noise ratio
signal to noise ratios
chambers
Fluorescence
Lasers
sensitivity

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. L., Brockman, J. E., ... 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).

A short-standoff bistatic lidar system for aerosol cloud backscatter cross section measurement. / Schmitt, Randal L.; Glen, Crystal C.; Sickafoose, Shane M.; Shagam, Richard N.; Santarpia, Joshua L; Brockman, John E.; Reichardt, Thomas A.; Pack, Michael V.; Chavez, Victor; Boney, Craig; Servantes, Brandon.

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Schmitt, RL, Glen, CC, Sickafoose, SM, Shagam, RN, Santarpia, JL, Brockman, JE, Reichardt, TA, Pack, MV, 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, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012, San Jose, CA, United States, 5/6/12.
Schmitt RL, Glen CC, Sickafoose SM, Shagam RN, Santarpia JL, Brockman JE et al. A short-standoff bistatic lidar system for aerosol cloud backscatter cross section measurement. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012. 2012. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
Schmitt, Randal L. ; Glen, Crystal C. ; Sickafoose, Shane M. ; Shagam, Richard N. ; Santarpia, Joshua L ; Brockman, John E. ; Reichardt, Thomas A. ; Pack, Michael V. ; Chavez, Victor ; Boney, Craig ; Servantes, Brandon. / A short-standoff bistatic lidar system for aerosol cloud backscatter cross section measurement. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012. 2012. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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