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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1978
  • pp: 1286–1289

Detector nonlinearity effects on the statistics of a fluctuating signal

A. Consortini and L. Ronchi  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 1286-1289 (1978)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.17.001286


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Abstract

The effect of the detector nonlinearity on the statistics of a fluctuating signal is evaluated. The input signal is assumed to be log-normally distributed, which is of interest in the study of the laser propagation through the turbulent atmosphere. Both detector threshold and saturation effects are taken into account.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 16, 1977
Published: April 15, 1978

Citation
A. Consortini and L. Ronchi, "Detector nonlinearity effects on the statistics of a fluctuating signal," Appl. Opt. 17, 1286-1289 (1978)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-17-8-1286


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References

  1. M. E. Gracheva, A. S. Gurvich, S. S. Kashkarov, V. V. Pokasov, Similarity Correlations and Their Experimental Verification in the Case of Strong Fluctuations of Laser Radiation (Akad. Nauk, Moscow, 1973) (in Russian).
  2. M. E. Gracheva, A. S. Gurvich, S. O. Lomades, V. V. Pokasov, A. S. Chrupin, Radiofisika 17, 105 (1974) (in Russian).
  3. V. I. Tatarski, Wave Propagation in Turbulent Atmosphere (Nauka, Moscow, 1967) (in Russian).
  4. P. Ciolli, A. Consortini, F. Pasqualetti, L. Ronchi, R. Vanni, Appl. Opt. 16, 1128 (1977). [CrossRef]

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