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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3157–3159

Technique for interaction of optical fields with turbulent medium containing particles

Zhisong Tong and Olga Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 16, pp. 3157-3159 (2011)

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We develop a method for transmission of stochastic fields through turbulent media (atmosphere, ocean, biotissues) containing randomly distributed particles. The method is based on the angular spectrum representation of stochastic, statistically stationary, scalar fields, the Rytov perturbation series for propagation in weakly fluctuating media, and the first Born approximation for weak scattering from particulate media. The results for transmission of the deterministic (laser) field may be obtained from our general results as a limiting case.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(010.7060) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Turbulence
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: April 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 18, 2011
Published: August 10, 2011

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Zhisong Tong and Olga Korotkova, "Technique for interaction of optical fields with turbulent medium containing particles," Opt. Lett. 36, 3157-3159 (2011)

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