Vol. 7, issue 10, article # 8

pdf Smalikho I. N. On random errors of measuring the wind velocity with a cw coherent lidar. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1994. V. 7. No. 10. P. 744-748.
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Accuracy of assessment of the radial component of the wind velocity vector measured with a cw coherent lidar is analyzed in the paper as depending on the turbulence of atmospheric air flow as well as on the size of effective scattering volume. It is shown that in the case of large signal-to-noise ratio the increase of the scattering volume leads to decrease of the measurement error to a level determined by the turbulence intensity and by time of averaging the spectrum of photocurrent power.