An angular spectrum representation is applied for a description of beamlike fields of arbitrary intensity profile and coherence properties propagating through atmospheric turbulence. The new method is illustrated by examples.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
G. Gbur and O. Korotkova, "Angular Spectrum Representation for Partially Coherent Beams in Turbulence," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JSuA40.
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