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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1984
  • pp: 1009–1012

Long base line measurements of light transmission in clear water

Hugh Bradner and Grant Blackinton  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1009-1012 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.001009


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Abstract

Measurements have been made of the uncollimated (poor geometry) 1/e transmission distance of light in seawater at ~1200- and 780-m depths, 34 km west of Keahole Point, Hawaii. The measurements were made with 480-nm blue-green light through path lengths of 84.0 and 7.86 m. Transmission distance is determined to be 25.9 m ±1 m at 1.2-km depth and 24.4 m ±1 m at 780-m depth.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 15, 1983
Published: April 1, 1984

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Hugh Bradner and Grant Blackinton, "Long base line measurements of light transmission in clear water," Appl. Opt. 23, 1009-1012 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-7-1009

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