(Development of high spectral resolution lidar technology)

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The first year of this grant has been devoted to the design and construction of an upgraded version of the University of Wisconsin High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL). The new system incorporates additional data channels to measure depolarization and multiple scattering in the lidar return. Schematic diagrams describing the new configurations are attached to this report. Increases in optical efficiency and receiver aperture, coupled with improvements in the stiffness and the thermal stability of the mechanical system are expected to significantly improve the performance of the instrument. Most components of the system are nearly completed and system integration is about ... continued below

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Eloranta, E.W. July 30, 1991.

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The first year of this grant has been devoted to the design and construction of an upgraded version of the University of Wisconsin High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL). The new system incorporates additional data channels to measure depolarization and multiple scattering in the lidar return. Schematic diagrams describing the new configurations are attached to this report. Increases in optical efficiency and receiver aperture, coupled with improvements in the stiffness and the thermal stability of the mechanical system are expected to significantly improve the performance of the instrument. Most components of the system are nearly completed and system integration is about to begin. The HSRL is committed to participate in the NASA FIRE cirrus experiment during November and December of this year. Our progress is completing HSRL subsystems is outlined in the following paragraphs. 3 figs.

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  • Other: DE92000080
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/61058-1
  • Grant Number: FG02-90ER61058
  • DOI: 10.2172/5271014 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5271014
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1074082

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Eloranta, E.W. (Development of high spectral resolution lidar technology), report, July 30, 1991; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1074082/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.