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Speckle Propagation Through The Turbulent Atmosphere
Author(s): J.Fred Holmes
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Paper Abstract

A tutorial review of the analysis of speckle propagation through the turbulent atmosphere is presented. It includes the effects of the turbulent atmosphere on a laser source as it propagates to the target and on the target induced speckle field as it propagates back to the receiver. Formulations for the first and second order statistics of the received intensity are developed and illustrated with numerical examples and experimental data.

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Date Published: 3 December 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0243, Applications of Speckle Phenomena, (3 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959281
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J.Fred Holmes, Oregon Graduate Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0243:
Applications of Speckle Phenomena
William H. Carter, Editor(s)

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