Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012
A short-range continuous-wave coherent laser radar (lidar) has been tested in a high-performance wind tunnel for possible use as a standard component in wind tunnels. The lidar was tested in a low as well as a high speed regime ranging from 5-35 m/s and 40-75 m/s, respectively. In both low and high-speed regimes very good correlation with reference measurements was found. Furthermore different staring directions were tested and taking a simple geometrical correction into account very good correlation was again found. These measurements all demonstrate the high accuracy of the lidar and indicate a possible future for short range lidars as a complement to LDA and other standard equipment in wind tunnels.
|Title||Proceedings of EWEA 2012|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publisher||EWEA - The European Wind Energy Association|
|Conference||EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition|
|Period||16-04-12 → 19-04-12|
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