Optical Beam Propagation in Turbulent Media
Physical sciences research papers
AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MA
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The most recent developments on the propagation of microwave and optical beams in turbulent media, such as the clear atmosphere are discussed. Among the phenomena considered are beam spreading, beam wander, loss of coherence, scintillations, angle-of-arrival variations, and short pulse effects. Also included is a discussion of methods of compensation of the effect of turbulence on communications and imaging systems.
- Atmospheric Physics
- Optical Detection and Detectors
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation