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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 1990
  • pp: 817–821

Reflective membrane optical scintillator: design and characterization

Jack H. Parker and Mohammad A. Karim  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 6, pp. 817-821 (1990)

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Amplitude distributions produced by a novel reflective membrane optical scintillator (RMOS) showed excellent statistical agreement with experimental field data taken from actual atmospheric measurements. Laboratory simulated atmospheric turbulence using RMOS was found to have a log–normal amplitude distribution. This included two test cases representing subsets of real weak turbulence and moderate turbulence regimes.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 21, 1989
Published: February 20, 1990

Jack H. Parker and Mohammad A. Karim, "Reflective membrane optical scintillator: design and characterization," Appl. Opt. 29, 817-821 (1990)

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