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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 6, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1967
  • pp: 1992–1994

The Measurement of Optical Seeing by a Resistance Analog

D. N. B. Hall  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 6, Issue 11, pp. 1992-1994 (1967)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.6.001992


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Abstract

It is shown that the phase fluctuations introduced into a light wave which has propagated through a slab of atmosphere may be determined by measuring the fluctuations in resistance of a wire stretched approximately along the optical path. This technique is applied to measure structure functions of the phase fluctuations across a wavefront by recording fluctuations in the difference between the resistances of two parallel wires.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 31, 1967
Published: November 1, 1967

Citation
D. N. B. Hall, "The Measurement of Optical Seeing by a Resistance Analog," Appl. Opt. 6, 1992-1994 (1967)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-6-11-1992


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References

  1. V. I. Tatarski, Wave Propagation in a Turbulent Medium (McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York, 1961).
  2. J. L. Lumley, H. A. Panofsky, The Structure of Atmospheric Turbulence (Wiley/Interscience, New York, 1964).
  3. C. E. Coulman, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 1232 f (1966). [CrossRef]

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