Scintillation of nonuniformly polarized beams in atmospheric turbulence

Yalong Gu, Olga Korotkova, Greg Gbur

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Abstract

The scintillation properties of a class of nonuniformly polarized beams propagating in atmospheric turbulence are numerically investigated. They are demonstrated to have appreciably smaller scintillation than comparable beams of uniform polarization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 11 2009Oct 15 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10/11/0910/15/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Gu, Y., Korotkova, O., & Gbur, G. (2009). Scintillation of nonuniformly polarized beams in atmospheric turbulence. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/fio.2009.ftug3