Vol. 3, issue 02, article # 20

Kolarov G. V. Contribution of previous ranging pulses to the error in a lidar signal. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1990. V. 3. No. 02. P. 198-200. PDF
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We discuss the systematic error in a lidar signal due to the additive effect of returns from previous laser pulses in the series, and determine the vertical and horizontal profiles of this error as a function of pulse repetition rate, atmospheric transparency, and the number of previous ranging pulses.