Doppler lidar


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Doppler lidar

[′dop·lər ′lī‚där]
(optics)
A type of lidar that measures the frequency shift of the scattered laser pulse; this frequency shift is proportional to the velocity of the scatterer along the propagation path.
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It is gratifying to work with the FAA and other key supporting organizations to use Doppler Lidar to improve the safety and efficiency of airport and airline operations.
WindTracer's Doppler lidar technology has made a significant contribution to aviation safety and airport operational efficiency with its wind-hazard alerting capabilities.
14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin announces that EUROCONTROL has purchased a WindTracer(R) Doppler lidar system that will be installed at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) near Paris, France.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is loaning a Lockheed Martin WindTracer(R) Doppler lidar system to the European Commission's CREDOS project (Crosswind Reduced Separations for Departure Operations) for research on wake turbulence created by departing aircraft.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin announced the Hong Kong Observatory has purchased a second WindTracer(R) Doppler lidar system which will be used at the Hong Kong International Airport.
a world leader in the development of lidar-based remote-sensing solutions designed for airport and meteorological applications -- today announced that its WindTracer(R) pulsed Doppler lidar system has been deployed at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas in a joint program with the Federal Aviation Administration.
WindTracer performed perfectly and proved that our Doppler lidar technology, which excels in dry, clear weather, is also beneficial in rainy conditions.
The study includes a wide variety of emerging sensor technologies -- chemical; temperature; laser; LIDAR, Doppler LIDAR, and coherent LIDAR; strain; electric and magnetic; rotation; pressure; displacement and position; acoustic and vibration; fiberoptic; fluorescence; biosensors; and enabling technology.
Drawing on their own field experiments as well as those of others, Banakh (wave propagation) and Smalikho (both Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Russia) explain how to use coherent Doppler lidars (CDL) to analyze turbulent flows in the atmosphere.
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