A Disdrometer based on ultra-fast SPAD Cameras

Alain Berthoud, Samuel Burri, Claudio Bruschini, Alexis Berne, Edoardo Charbon
2011 Imaging and Applied Optics   unpublished
We present a new environmental application of SPAD imagers, the continuous measurement of size and shapes of hydrometeors. A first 32x32 pixel prototype allows real-time operation at very low light levels, 6000 fps and 1:100 average data reduction.
doi:10.1364/isa.2011.ima2 fatcat:gvnitry5hzfvnolg26ixc3amlq