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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2016-230
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02 Aug 2016
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A revision of this discussion paper was accepted for the journal Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT) and is expected to appear here in due course.
Using paraxial approximation to describe the optical setup of a typical EARLINET lidar system
Panagiotis Kokkalis Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, 15236, Greece
Abstract. 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 its projection on the final receiving unit are revealed, based on paraxial approximation and geometric optics approach. The evaluation of the formulation is performed with ray tracing simulations, revealing an overall good performance with relative differences of the order of 5 % mainly attributed to aberrations that are not taken into account in paraxial approximation.

Citation: Kokkalis, P.: Using paraxial approximation to describe the optical setup of a typical EARLINET lidar system, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2016-230, in review, 2016.
Panagiotis Kokkalis
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