The Raman LIDAR for the pre-production phase of Cherenkov Telescope Array
INFN-GSGC L’Aquila and CETEMPS-DSFC, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila,
2 INFN-GSGC L’Aquila and DSFC, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, via Vetoio, 67100, L’Aquila, Italy.
3 INFN Napoli and Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Napoli, Italy.
4 INFN Torino, Italy.
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Published online: 15 January 2019
The ARCADE Raman lidar has been tested and validated at L'Aquila before the deployment at CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) North site. Some modifications have been done on the original ARCADE system to improve its performances, and an extensive programme of measurements has been performed. The Raman lidar (RL) technique is discussed with specific care to the technical constrains of RL systems, and the signal analysis, i.e., the estimation of aerosol optical depth, volume backscatter coefficient, and water vapour profiles and their significance (errors and resolution). Some final comments and conclusions are outlined.
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