Assessment of capabilities of lidar systems in day-and night-time under different atmospheric and internal-noise conditions
Kazan State Power Engineering University, 51, Krasnoselskaya St., Kazan 420066, Russia
2 Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Published online: 13 April 2018
As an application of the dimensionless parameterization concept proposed earlier for the characterization of lidar systems, the universal assessment of lidar capabilities in day and night conditions is considered. The dimensionless parameters encapsulate the atmospheric conditions, the lidar optical and optoelectronic characteristics, including the photodetector internal noise, and the sky background radiation. Approaches to ensure immunity of the lidar system to external background radiation are discussed.
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