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Air turbulence measurements by imaging laser beam cross-section intensity fluctuations
Author(s): Vladimir Alexandrov Mitev; Grigor I. Sokolinov; Stefka Cartaleva; Yordanka Dantcheva; Georgy C. Todorov
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Paper Abstract

The intensity fluctuations of laser beam cross section caused by a local air turbulence have been experimentally investigated. Registration of successive saturated images of the laser spot has been provided by imaging camera using a computer for image acquisition and processing. Evaluation of the state of turbulence by estimation of the refractive index structure parameters has been carried out.

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Date Published: 27 December 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3052, Ninth International School on Quantum Electronics: Lasers--Physics and Applications, (27 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262945
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Vladimir Alexandrov Mitev, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Grigor I. Sokolinov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Stefka Cartaleva, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Yordanka Dantcheva, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Georgy C. Todorov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3052:
Ninth International School on Quantum Electronics: Lasers--Physics and Applications
Peter A. Atanasov, Editor(s)

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