Determination of overlap in lidar systems
journal contributionposted on 2013-10-10, 08:58 authored by Joshua D. Vande Hey, Jeremy CouplandJeremy Coupland, Ming Hui Foo, James Richards, Andrew P. Sandford
The overlap profile, also known as crossover function or geometric form factor, is often a source of uncertainty for lidar measurements. This paper describes a method for measuring the overlap by presenting the lidar with a virtual cloud through the use of an imaging system. Results show good agreement with horizontal hard target lidar measurements and with geometric overlap calculated for the ideal aberration-free case.
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
CitationVANDE HEY, J.D. ... et al, 2011. Determination of overlap in lidar systems. Applied Optics, 50 (30), pp.5791-5797.
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