Laser-Induced Fluorescence: Spectroscopy in the Sky

Chiao-Yao She and David A. Krueger

Scientists are using laser-induced fluorescence to assess temperature and wind in a largely unstudied layer of the Earth’s atmosphere. Their results are crucial to our understanding of solar-terrestrial relations and lay the groundwork for studies of global warming and atmospheric turbulence.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2007


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