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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 1997
  • pp: 464–469

Simulations of turbulence-induced phase and log-amplitude distortions

D. Kouznetsov, V. V. Voitsekhovich, and R. Ortega-Martinez  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 464-469 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.36.000464


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Abstract

A new method, to our knowledge, allowing one to simulate correlated random processes is suggested. Structure (or correlation) functions of the processes under simulation are assumed to be given. The method is based on the generation of random wave vectors that allows one to simulate processes for a wide class of structure functions. The validity of the method proposed is illustrated by simulations of the turbulence-induced log-amplitude and phase distortions.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 3, 1996
Revised Manuscript: September 6, 1996
Published: January 10, 1997

Citation
D. Kouznetsov, V. V. Voitsekhovich, and R. Ortega-Martinez, "Simulations of turbulence-induced phase and log-amplitude distortions," Appl. Opt. 36, 464-469 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-36-2-464


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