OSA's Digital Library

Chinese Optics Letters

Chinese Optics Letters

| PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY CHINESE LASER PRESS AND DISTRIBUTED BY OSA

  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 10, 2004
  • pp: 373–375

Aperture-averaging effects for weak to strong scintillations in turbulent atmosphere

Yixin Zhang, Tuo Zhu, and Chunkan Tao  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 7, pp. 373-375 (2004)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (452 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

Under the approximations of (1) the received irradiance fluctuations of an optical wave caused by small scale turbulent eddies are multiplicatively modulated by the fluctuations caused by large scale turbulent eddies; (2) the scintillations caused by small- and large-scale eddies, respectively, are statistically independent; (3) the Rytov method for optical scintillation collected by the finite-diameter receiving aperture is valid for light wave propagation under weak to saturation fluctuation regime, we develop the applicable aperture-averaging analytic formulas in the week-to-strong-fluctuation for the scintillations of plane and spherical waves, which include the outer- and inner-scale rules of turbulence.

© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(010.1290) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric optics
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(030.7060) Coherence and statistical optics : Turbulence

Citation
Yixin Zhang, Tuo Zhu, and Chunkan Tao, "Aperture-averaging effects for weak to strong scintillations in turbulent atmosphere," Chin. Opt. Lett. 2, 373-375 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-2-7-373


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. A. H. Mikesell, A. A. Hosg, and J. S. Hall, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 689 (1951).
  2. D. L. Fried, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 57, 169 (1967).
  3. R. F. Lutomirski and H. T. Yura, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 1247 (1969).
  4. H. T. Yura and W. G. McKinley, Appl. Opt. 22, 1608 (1983).
  5. J. H. Churnside, Appl. Opt. 30, 1982 (1991).
  6. Y. X. Zhang, J. Infrared and Millimeter Waves (in Chinese) 11, 301 (1992).
  7. E. L. Bass, B. D. Lackovic, and L. C. Andrews, Opt. Eng. 34, 26 (1995).
  8. L. C. Andrews, R. L. Phillips, and C. Y. Hopen, Wave in Random Media 10, 53 (2000).
  9. Y. X. Zhang and J. H. Qian, Laser Technology (in Chinese) 25, 81 (2001).
  10. V. I. Tatarskii, Wave Propagation in a Turbulent Medium (in Chinese) J. S. Wen et al. (trans.) (Science in China Press, Beijing, 1978) pp. 25-35.
  11. Y. X. Zhang and Z. Y. Chi, Light Wave Propagating and Imaging in the Atmosphere (in Chinese) (National Defense Industry Press, Beijing 1997) p. 14.
  12. Y. X. Zhang, Z. F. Song, and Z. B. Gong, Chin. Sci. Bulletin (Kexue Tongbao) 33, 1909 (1988).
  13. Z. Azar, H. M. Loebenstein, G. Appelbaum, E. Azoulay, U. Halavee, M. Tamir, and M. Tur, Appl. Opt. 24, 2401 (1985).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited