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Depolarization of Lidar returns from clouds: comparison between spherical and Chebyshev particulate

Year: 1995

Authors: Mannoni A., Sansoni P., Flesia C., Bruscaglioni P., Ismaelli A.

Autors Affiliation: Centro di Eccellenza Optronica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Department of Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland;
Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy

Abstract: The effect of multiple scattering on received power and its polarization state is examined by considering clouds made of spherical water droplets and non-spherical Chebyshev particles. A Monte Carlo code was used and its capability of dealing with homogeneous and stratified clouds is shown by a series of examples.

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KeyWords: Chebyshev particles; Depolarization; Multiple scattering effects; Spherical water droplets; Stratified clouds, Clouds; Light polarization; Light scattering; Monte Carlo methods; Optical radar; Radar imaging, Atmospheric optics

Citations: 1
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