Bistatic coherent laser radar performance

Eric P. Magee, Timothy Joseph Kane, Rod G. Frehlich

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Abstract

The feasibility of using a multistatic Doppler lidar system for measuring 3-dimensional vector winds is studied. In the multistatic Doppler lidar system, horizontal and vertical resolution are determined by the telescope field-of-view, laser divergence, and baseline separation distance between the laser and the telescope. It is shown that the lidar system provides accurate estimates of wind velocity within the tropospheric boundary laser with high spatial resolution. Detailed signal-to-noise calculation indicate that small transmit and receive apertures actually improve system performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages2433-2435
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS. Part 1 (of 5) - Seattle, WA, USA
Duration: Jul 6 1998Jul 10 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS. Part 1 (of 5)
CitySeattle, WA, USA
Period7/6/987/10/98

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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