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Halo Photonics was founded with a view to providing autonomous lidar systems suitable for long term, unattended field deployment.

Our products are built upon a well documented and innovative academic foundation, highlighting our heritage and credentials.

 

References and background literature:


Design of a high pulse repetition rate CO2 Doppler lidar for atmospheric monitoring 

Guy N. Pearson, Barry J. Rye, and R. Michael Hardesty, Proc. SPIE 1222, 142 (1990) 

Design and performance characteristics of a compact CO2 Doppler lidar transmitter 

Guy N. Pearson , Proc. SPIE 1416, 147 (1991) 

Frequency fidelity of a compact CO2 Doppler lidar transmitter

G. N. Pearson and B. J. Rye, Appl. Opt, 31, 6475-6484 (1992)

Frequency fidelity of a compact CO2 Doppler lidar transmitter
 
G. N. Pearson and B. J. Rye, Appl. Opt, 31, 6475-6484 (1992)

ALADIN: an atmosphere laser Doppler wind lidar instrument for wind velocity measurements from space
 
Rodolphe Krawczyk, Jean-Bernard Ghibaudo, Jean-Yves Labandibar, David V. Willetts, M. Vaughan, Guy N. Pearson, Michael R. Harris, Pierre H. Flamant, P. Salamitou, Alain M. Dabas, Remi Charasse, Thierry Midavaine, Michel Royer, and H. Heimel , Proc. SPIE 2581, 178 (1995)

Adaptive pulsed Doppler lidar data analysis using software complex demodulation 
 
Guy N. Pearson, Proc. SPIE 3383, 23 (1998)

A pulsed coherent CO2 lidar for boundary-layer meteorology
 
G. N. Pearson , C. G. Collier , Q.J.Royal.MetSoc, 125 , 2703 – 2721 (1999)

A 1.5 µm coherent pulsed Doppler lidar using fibre-optic components
 
Guy Pearson and Justin Eacock, p144, Proceeding of the 11th Coherent laser Radar Conference, Malvern, U.K. (2001)

Fiber-based coherent pulsed Doppler lidar for atmospheric monitoring
 
Guy Pearson and Justin Eacock, Proc SPIE, p4484, 51 (2002)

Analysis of the Performance of a Coherent Pulsed Fiber Lidar for Aerosol Backscatter Applications
 
Guy N. Pearson, P. John Roberts, Justin R. Eacock, and Michael Harris, Appl. Opt. 41, p6442 (2002)

Pulsed Doppler Lidar at 1.55 µm  
 
Guy Pearson, J.R. Eacock, K.D.Ridley and M. Harris, p16, Proceeding of the 12th Coherent laser Radar Conference, Bar Harbor, U.S.A (2003)

All-fiber 1.15-mJ pulsed eye-safe optical source 
 
Valery N. Philippov, Jayanta K. Sahu, Christophe A. Codemard, William A. Clarkson, Joo-Nyung Jang, Johan Nilsson, and Guy N. Pearson, Proc. SPIE 5335, 1 (2004)

All-fiber 0.4-mJ high-coherence eye-safe optical source
 
Valery N. Philippov, Jayanta K. Sahu, Christophe A. Codemard, Johan Nilsson, and Guy N. Pearson Proc. SPIE 5620, 199 (2004) 

Long range 3D active imagery with a scanned single element 1.5 µm coherent lidar system 
 
Guy N. Pearson, Kevin D. Ridley, and David V. Willetts, Proc. SPIE 5988, 59880M (2005) 

Chirp-pulse-compression three-dimensional lidar imager with fiber optics
 
Guy N. Pearson, Kevin D. Ridley, and David V. Willetts, Appl. Opt. 44, p257 (2005)

Doppler radar and lidar observations of a thunderstorm outflow 
 
Chris. G. Collier, Fay Davies, Jenny C. Davis, Guy N. Pearson and Martin Hagen, ERAD 2008 - The Fifth European conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology

An Analysis of the Performance of the UFAM Pulsed Doppler Lidar for Observing the Boundary Layer
 
Guy Pearson, Fay Davies and Chris Collier, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 26, p240 (2009)

Vertical velocity variance and skewness in clear and cloud-topped boundary layers
as revealed by Doppler lidar

 
Robin J. Hogan, Alan L. M. Grant, Anthony J. Illingworth, Guy N. Pearson and Ewan J. O’Connor, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 135, p635 (2009)

Testing the influence of small crystals on ice size spectra using Doppler lidar observations
 
C. D. Westbrook and A. J. Illingworth, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, p12 (2009)

Remote sensing of the tropical rain forest boundary layer using pulsed Doppler lidar
 
G. Pearson, F. Davies, and C. Collier, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1–11, (2010)

Doppler lidar measurements of oriented planar ice crystals falling from super-cooled and glaciated layer clouds
 
C. D. Westbrook, A. J. Illingworth, E. J. O'Connor, R. J. Hogan, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 136, p260 (2010)

A method for estimating the turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rate from a vertically-pointing Doppler lidar, and independent evaluation from balloon-borne in-situ measurements
 
Ewan J. O’Connor, Anthony J. Illingworth, Ian M. Brooks, Christopher D.
Westbrook, Robin J. Hogan, Fay Davies and Barbara J. Brooks, Submitted to J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 18 January 2010

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