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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1395–1397

Scintillation of nonuniformly correlated beams in atmospheric turbulence

Yalong Gu and Greg Gbur  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 9, pp. 1395-1397 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001395


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Abstract

We investigated the scintillation properties of nonuniformly correlated (NUC) beams in atmospheric turbulence and have shown that NUC beams can not only have lower scintillation but also higher intensity than Gaussian–Schell model beams and even higher intensity than coherent Gaussian beams over certain propagation distances.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 12, 2013
Published: April 22, 2013

Citation
Yalong Gu and Greg Gbur, "Scintillation of nonuniformly correlated beams in atmospheric turbulence," Opt. Lett. 38, 1395-1397 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-9-1395


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