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Volume 10, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3103–3115, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3103-2017
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Special issue: EARLINET, the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3103–3115, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3103-2017
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Research article 25 Aug 2017

Research article | 25 Aug 2017

Using paraxial approximation to describe the optical setup of a typical EARLINET lidar system

Panagiotis Kokkalis
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The mathematical formulation for the optical setup of a typical EARLINET lidar system is given here. The equations describing a lidar system from the emitted laser beam to the projection of the telescope aperture on the final receiving unit (i.e., photomultiplier or photodiode) are presented, based on paraxial approximation and a geometric optics approach. The evaluation of the formulation is performed with ray-tracing simulations on a real system.
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