Impact of strong refractive index gradients on laser beam propagation through deep turbulence

Victor A. Kulikov*, Sukanta Basu, Mikhail A. Vorontsov

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Atmospheric modeling shows that strong refractive index gradients can appear in the surface layer during certain periods of the diurnal cycle. These gradients and associated turbulence can significantly impact laser beam propagation.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
EventPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2018 - Orlando, United States
Duration: 25 Jun 201828 Jun 2018

Conference

ConferencePropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2018
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period25/06/1828/06/18

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