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A fluorescence LIDAR sensor for hyper-spectral time-resolved remote sensing and mapping

Year: 2013

Authors: Palombi L., Alderighi D., Cecchi G., Raimondi V., Toci G., Lognoli D.

Autors Affiliation: Institute for Applied Physics Nello Carrara, National Research Council of Italy, Via Madonna del Piano, 10, I50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy

Abstract: In this work we present a LIDAR sensor devised for the acquisition of time resolved laser induced fluorescence spectra. The gating time for the acquisition of the fluorescence spectra can be sequentially delayed in order to achieve fluorescence data that are resolved both in the spectral and temporal domains. The sensor can provide sub-nanometric spectral resolution and nanosecond time resolution. The sensor has also imaging capabilities by means of a computer-controlled motorized steering mirror featuring a biaxial angular scanning with 200 µradiant angular resolution. The measurement can be repeated for each point of a geometric grid in order to collect a hyper-spectral time-resolved map of an extended target.

Journal/Review: OPTICS EXPRESS

Volume: 21 (12)      Pages from: 14736  to: 14746

KeyWords: Fluorescence; Optical radar; Sensors, Angular resolution; Angular scanning; Fluorescence lidar; Fluorescence spectra; Imaging capabilities; Remote sensing ands; Steering mirrors; Time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence, Photomapping, article; environmental monitoring; equipment; equipment design; equipment failure; geographic mapping; laser; remote sensing; spectrofluorometry; telecommunication; device failure analysis; devices; environmental monitoring; remote sensing; spectrofluorometry; telecommunication, Environmental Monitoring; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Geographic Mapping; Lasers; Radar; Remote Sensing Technology; Spectrometry, Fluorescence, Environmental Monitoring; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Geographic Mapping; Lasers; Radar; Remote Sensing Technology; Spectrometry, Fluorescence
DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.014736

Citations: 20
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