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Wavelength Dependence of Cloud Depolarization Ratio Due to Multiple Scattering Using A Two-Field-of-View White Light Lidar System
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Author(s)
Toshihiro Somekawa, Chihiro Yamanaka, Masayuki Fujita, Edgar A. Vallar, and Maria Cecilia Galvez
KEYWORDS
— lidar, depolarization ratio, multiple scattering, field-of-view, angstrom coefficient, white light, femtosecond laser
ABSTRACT
We presented and analyzed the depolarization ratio at three-wavelengths (450, 550, and 800 nm) using a two-field-of view (FOV) white light lidar system. A simple two-FOV model was used to investigate the effect of multiple scattering on the depolarization
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