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Coherence enhancement of light after double passage through a turbulent medium
Author(s): Alexey Nikolaevic Bogaturov; Christopher Dainty; Vladimir Alexeevich Myakinin; Christopher J. Solomon; Nicholas J. Wooder
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Paper Abstract

Experimental observation of coherence enhancement phenomenon are presented and described. We have illuminated an optically rough moving target through turbulence using two coherent point sources and observed the interference of the scattered fields in the region close to the sources (the region of coherence enhancement) with the help of a special interferometric system. Our study shows that the intensity distribution in the region of coherence enhancement depends on the inner scale of turbulence.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2312, Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Random Phenomena, (21 December 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.197367
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Alexey Nikolaevic Bogaturov, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (Russia)
Christopher Dainty, Imperial College (United Kingdom)
Vladimir Alexeevich Myakinin, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (Russia)
Christopher J. Solomon, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
Nicholas J. Wooder, Imperial College (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2312:
Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Random Phenomena
Anton Kohnle; Adam D. Devir, Editor(s)

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