Accession Number:

ADA001000

Title:

Broadening of a Laser Beam Propagating in a Turbulent Atmosphere along Inclined Paths,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-21

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The article presents calculations of the turbulent broadening of a laser beam propagating along sloping traces in the atmosphere. The calculations are based on the solution of the equation for the coherence function of the second order, obtained in the approximation of a Markov process.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE