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  • Atmospheric boundary layer height monitoring using a kalman filter and backscatter lidar returns 

    Lange, Diego; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Saeed, Umar; Tomás Martinez, Sergio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-08-01)
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    A solution based on a Kalman filter to trace the evolution of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) sensed by a ground-based elastic-backscatter tropospheric lidar is presented. An erf-like profile is used to model the ...
  • Atmospheric boundary-layer height estimation using a Kalman filter and a frequency-modulated continuous-wave radar 

    Lange, Diego; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Frasier, Steve (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-06-01)
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    An adaptive solution based on an Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) is proposed to estimate the Atmospheric Boundary-Layer Height (ABLH) from Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave (FMCW) S-band weather-radar returns. The EKF ...
  • Backscattered signal level and SNR validation methodology for tropospheric elastic lidars 

    Lange, Diego; Kumar, Dhiraj; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    A methodology aimed at validating elastic-channel optical power return and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) levels estimated at the link-budget design stage of a tropospheric lidar against the measured ones is presented. A ...
  • EARLINET instrument intercomparison campaigns: overview on strategy and results 

    Wandinger, Ulla; Freudenthaler, Volker; Baars, Holger; Amodeo, Aldo; Engelmann, Ronny; Mattis, Ina; Gross, Silke; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Giunta, Aldo; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Chaikovsky, Anatoli; Osipenko, Fiodor; Slesar, Alexander; Nicolae, D.; Belegante, Livio; Talianu, Camelia; Serikov, I.; Linné, Holger; Jansen, Friedhelm; Apituley, Arnoud; Wilson, K.; de Graaf, Martin; Trickl, Thomas; Giehl, H.; Adam, Mariana; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Tomás Martinez, Sergio; Lange, Diego; Kumar, Dhiraj; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel; Molero, Francisco; Fernández, Alfonso J.; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Bravo Aranda, J. A.; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Granados Muñoz, María José; Preissler, J.; Wagner, F.; Gausa, Michael; Grigorov, I. Ivan; Stoyanov, Dimitar Vassilev; Iarlori, M.; Rizi, Vicenzo; Spinelli, N.; Boselli, Antonella; Wang, Xuan; Lo Feudo, Teresa; Perrone, Maria-Rita; De Tomasi, Ferdinando; Burlizzi, Pasquale (2016-03-10)
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    This paper introduces the recent European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) quality-assurance efforts at instrument level. Within two dedicated campaigns and five single-site intercomparison activities, 21 EARLINET ...
  • Multi-wavelength aerosol LIDAR signal pre-processing: practical considerations 

    Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Lange, Diego; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Batet Torrell, Oscar; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; López Márquez, Miguel Ángel; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Tomás Martínez, Sergio (2015-12)
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    Elastic lidars provide range-resolved information about the aerosol content in the atmosphere. Nevertheless, a number of pre-processing techniques need to be used before performing the inversion of the detected signal: ...
  • Optimised data-gluing method for mixed analog/photon-counting lidar signals 

    Lange, Diego; Kumar, Dhiraj; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (2011)
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    In atmospheric LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) remote sensing, the dynamic range of the return power signals can span up to five orders of magnitude. Modern acquisition systems such as those based on LicelTM transient ...
  • Power budget and performance assessment for the RSLAB multispectral elastic/raman lidar system 

    Kumar, Dhiraj; Lange, Diego; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Tomas, Sergio; Sicard, Michaël; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    The need of a multi-spectral lidar has widely been experienced in last few years with a view to invert the optical and microphysical properties of aerosols and their impact on the climate change. As a part of the EARLINET-GALION ...
  • Six-channel polychromator design and implementation for the UPC elastic/Raman LIDAR 

    Kumar, Dhiraj; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Muñoz, Constantino; Lange, Diego; Tomás Martínez, Sergio; Gregorio, Eduard (SPIE, 2011)
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    A 6-channel dichroic-based polychromator is presented as the spectrally selective unit for the U.P.C. elastic/Raman lidar. Light emission is made at 355-nm (ultraviolet, UV), 532-nm (visible, VIS) and 1064-nm (near infrared, ...
  • Spanish activities in the framework of the CHARMEX project since 2009: a summary 

    Sicard, Michaël; Pey, Jorge; Cerro, José Carlos; Lange, Diego; Caballero, Sandra; Tovar Sanchez, Antonio; Morales Baquero, Rafael; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Bujosa, Carles; Querol, Xavier; Artiñano, Begoña; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Alastuey, Andres; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Muñoz, Alvaro; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; García Vízcaino, David; Bach, Jordi; Bush, Xavier (Universidade de Évora, 2013)
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    The ChArMEx (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment) project is a French initiative aiming at developing and coordinating regional research actions for a scientific assessment of the present and future state of the ...
  • Study on aerosol properties over Madrid (Spain) by multiple instrumentation during SPALI10 lidar campaign 

    Molero, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Preissler, J.; Amodeo, Aldo; Freudenthaler, Volker; Fernández, J.A.; Tomás Martínez, Sergio; Granados, M.; Wagner, F.; Giunta, Aldo; Mattis, I.; Pujadas, Manuel; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Lange, Diego; Kumar, Dhiraj; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Giner Nos, Joaquín José; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2012-11-19)
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    Cuatro sistemas lidar Raman multifrecuencia (Madrid, Granada, Barcelona y Evora), tomaron medidas simultáneamente a un sistema de referencia (Potenza) para verificar su funcionamiento durante la campaña de intercomparación: ...
  • Template fabrication of 3D metallic microstructures by electrochemical etching and electroplanting 

    Hernández Díaz, David; Lange, Diego; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Garin Escriva, Moises; García Molina, Francisco Miguel; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2010)
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    In this work, we show that macroporous silicon consisting of periodic arrays of etched pores is a feasible alternative for synthesis of 2D and 3d metallic microstructures due to its flexibility in the definition of complex ...