Accession Number:

ADA014781

Title:

Effect of Slewing on the Frequency Spectrum of a Laser Beam in a Turbulent Medium

Descriptive Note:

Physical sciences research papers

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-05-08

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In this report, the author discusses the effect of slewing on the temporal frequency spectrum of the scintillations of a laser beam propagating through a turbulent medium. It is assumed that the turbulent medium is characterized by the index of refraction nr,t 1 n sub 1r,t, where the fluctuation n sub 1 is much 1. It is further assumed that n sub 1 varies sufficiently slowing in comparison with the time required for the signal transversal.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE