The maximum of the probability density distribution of phase fluctuations in the earth’s atmosphere, as a function of point separation, was measured visually in white light for starlight observed from the ground with a 1.5 m astronomical telescope. A wave-front folding interferometer was used.
© 1976 Optical Society of America
J. B. Breckinridge, "Measurement of the amplitude of phase excursions in the earth’s atmosphere," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 143-144 (1976)