We will describe techniques for estimating power levels to be expected in long range optical communications through strong turbulence with adaptive optics systems. Comparison with measurements will be made.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
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