Vol. 3, issue 11, article # 17

Kaul B.V., Krasnov O.A., Kuznetsov A.L. Correction of lidar signals for photomultiplier afterpulsing noise. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1990. V. 3. No. 11. P. 1113-1115.
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Abstract:

The parameters of the excess noise produced in an FEU-130 photomultiplier by the electron stream striking its elements were measured. It is shown that this noise, called afterpulsing, must be taken into account when processing lidar signals.

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