We operate our laboratory-demonstrated coherent seven-sub-aperture transmitter on our 408 meter free-space range, and demonstrate phase-locking while simultaneously measuring turbulence. The received signal enhancement is near what is expected from analysis.
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S. Wang, H. Bruesselbach, M. Minden, C. Jones, and M. Mangir, "Coherent Phase-Locking of Seven Laser Transmitters on a 408 meter Outdoor Range," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CTuG5.
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