- OPTICS LETTERS Journal
- June 2018
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- A novel method is proposed for improving the performance of traditional laser heterodyne radiometry. The technique, which is based on the use of a wavelength modulated local oscillator laser, provides baseline-free spectra, lower limits of detection, and better precision and consistency than the conventional approach. This tool could, therefore, boost the accuracy of current terrestrial and planetary atmospheric studies.
- radiometry; atmospheric studies; baseline-free spectrum; conventional approach; laser heterodyne; local oscillators; lower limits of detections; wavelength modulation; heterodyning