Depolarization channel for barcelona lidar. Implementation and preliminary measurements.
RSLab, BarcelonaTech University (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
2 Ciències i Tecnologies de l'Espai - Centre de Recerca de l'Aeronàutica i de l'Espai / Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (CTE-CRAE / IEEC), UPC, Barcelona, Spain
3 UTC Building & Industrial Systems, Spain
Published online: 13 April 2018
A new depolarization channel has been implemented in the BarcelonaTech University (UPC) multi-wavelength lidar system. The optical and mechanical designs are presented. The special configuration of the total power channel is also detailed, with the relevant aspects in measurement inversion. Some preliminary measurements are presented for Saharan dust intrusion events.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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