Analysis of Signal-to-Noise Ratio of the Laser Doppler Velocimeter

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The signal-to-shot-noise ratio of the photocurrent of a laser Doppler anemometer is calculated as a function of the parameters which describe the system. It is found that the S/N is generally a growing function of receiver area, that few large particles are better than many small ones, and that generally the "fringe" or l"differential" mode configuration is equal to, or better than, the "reference beam" mode.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOpto-Electronics Review
Volume5
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)175-187
ISSN1230-3402
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1973
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