OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1731–1733

Effects of annular-aperture receiver on angle-of-arrival fluctuations of plane waves

Chunyi Chen, Huamin Yang, Yan Lou, Xin Feng, and Hui Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 11, pp. 1731-1733 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001731


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (187 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We obtained an exact analytical solution of the annular-aperture averaged angle-of-arrival (AOA) variance for plane waves. The difference between the circular- and annular-aperture averaged AOA variance with the same values of the outer diameter is calculated, and the results show that the difference is no more than 3.12%, if the inner diameter is not larger than half the outer diameter.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 19, 2010
Published: May 17, 2010

Citation
Chunyi Chen, Huamin Yang, Yan Lou, Xin Feng, and Hui Wang, "Effects of annular-aperture receiver on angle-of-arrival fluctuations of plane waves," Opt. Lett. 35, 1731-1733 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-11-1731


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. W. Du, S. Yu, L. Tan, J. Ma, Y. Jiang, and W. Xie, Opt. Commun. 282, 705 (2009). [CrossRef]
  2. Y. Cheon and A. Muschinski, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 415 (2007). [CrossRef]
  3. A. Ishimaru, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media (Academic, 1978), Vol. 2.
  4. R. J. Sasiela, Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Turbulence: Evaluation and Application of Mellin Transforms, 2nd ed. (SPIE, 2007).
  5. I. S. Gradshteyn and I. M. Ryzhik, Table of Integrals, Series and Products, 7th ed. (Academic, 2007).
  6. G. Fikioris, Mellin-Transform Method for Integral Evaluation (Morgan & Claypool, 2007).
  7. R. J. Sasiela and J. D. Shelton, J. Math. Phys. 34, 2572 (1993). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

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.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2
 

Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited