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Phase distortion correction of Nd:glass laser radiation caused by turbulent long-length atmospheric trace to 2 km using phase conjugation
Author(s): B. N. Borisov; Nikolay V. Cheburkin; V. B. Gerasimov; Yuri A. Kalinin; D. Langhans; S. V. Shklyarik; M. Yu. Skripka; G. Wollmann
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a possibility of precise correction of phase distortions due to inhomogeneities of turbulent atmosphere at a near ground surface path 2 km long is experimentally proved. Highly efficient transmission of laser radiation pulses of 20 nsec duration with energy up to 20 J through the path with nearly diffraction limited quality is achieved.

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Date Published: 28 January 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3733, ICONO '98: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena and Coherent Optics in Information Technologies, (28 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.340069
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B. N. Borisov, SPA Astrofizika (Russia)
Nikolay V. Cheburkin, SDB Granat (Russia)
V. B. Gerasimov, SDB Granat (Russia)
Yuri A. Kalinin, SDB Granat (Russia)
D. Langhans, TZN Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum (Germany)
S. V. Shklyarik, SPA Astrofizika (Russia)
M. Yu. Skripka, SDB Granat (Russia)
G. Wollmann, TZN Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3733:
ICONO '98: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena and Coherent Optics in Information Technologies
Sergei S. Chesnokov; Valerii P. Kandidov; Nikolai I. Koroteev, Editor(s)

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