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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1975
  • pp: 1321–1330

Isoplanicity: The translation invariance of the atmospheric Green’s function

D. Korff, G. Dryden, and R. P. Leavitt  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 65, Issue 11, pp. 1321-1330 (1975)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.65.001321


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Abstract

The isoplanatic condition for imaging through the turbulent atmosphere is investigated, and theoretical expressions are derived for various applications. Explicit calculations are performed for the Pic du Midi 1 m telescope and the Hale 5 m telescope.

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D. Korff, G. Dryden, and R. P. Leavitt, "Isoplanicity: The translation invariance of the atmospheric Green’s function," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 1321-1330 (1975)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-65-11-1321


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