Abstract

We describe an autodyne lidar with multiple external mirrors by using an analytical approach presented previously [ Appl. Opt. 41, 7087 ( 2002)]. The use of multiple target mirrors allows one to detect and locate the concentration of species between any pair of neighboring mirrors.

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