Beam criterion for atmospheric propagation

Olga Korotkova, Emil Wolf

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

A criterion is introduced for testing whether a beam (monochromatic or partially coherent) retains its beam-like form after it propagates any particular distance through the turbulent atmosphere. Several examples are given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/16/079/16/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Korotkova, O., & Wolf, E. (2007). Beam criterion for atmospheric propagation. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.