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Backscattering through turbulence: qualitative consideration
Author(s): Alexander V. Gurvich; Alexey Nikolaevic Bogaturov
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Paper Abstract

Phenomena that originate from the double passage of waves through the same turbulent inhomogeneities are discussed. The physical meaning of these phenomena is qualitatively demonstrated using simple examples of spherical waves scattering from point scatterers. The backscattering from extended bodies, i.e. coherently reflecting bodies and random large-scale rough surfaces, and coherence enhancement by backscattering are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2222, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III, (29 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178037
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Alexander V. Gurvich, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (Russia)
Alexey Nikolaevic Bogaturov, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2222:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III
Walter A. Flood; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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