UV Raman Lidar system
17 Feb 2020
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Details of the UV Raman lidar system

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Transmitter:
Wavelength 354.7 nm
Maximum power 0.35 J per pulse
Repetition rate 50Hz
Pulse width 7 ns
Beam diameter 0.1 m
Beam divergence 0.1 mrad

Receiver:
Wavelengths 354.7 nm (elastic scattering), 386.7 nm (Raman scattering from nitrogen), 407.8 nm (Raman scattering from water vapour)
Range resolution 7.5 m
Field-of-view 0.3 mrad
Mirror diameter 0.45 m

Diagram of transmitter



The laser beam is transmitted in a coaxial geometry with the telescope mirror and the telescope has a Newtonian configuration.

Diagram of receiver

reciever  

Contact: Jeffery, Judith (STFC,RAL,RALSP)