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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1999
  • pp: 436–438

Effect of the intermittent atmosphere on laser scintillations

Joseph Gozani  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 436-438 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000436


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Abstract

The evolution of the scintillation index of a spherical wave propagating through randomly varying profiles of the strength and the smallest scale of turbulence is calculated. These parameters were taken to be jointly log normal along the range. The specific parameters of the probability-density function that were used were taken from stratospheric experiments conducted by the U.S. Air Force.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1290) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric optics
(010.1310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric scattering
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

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Joseph Gozani, "Effect of the intermittent atmosphere on laser scintillations," Opt. Lett. 24, 436-438 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-7-436


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