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The Resource Laser beam scintillation with applications, Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Cynthia Y. Hopen

Laser beam scintillation with applications, Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Cynthia Y. Hopen

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Laser beam scintillation with applications
Title
Laser beam scintillation with applications
Statement of responsibility
Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Cynthia Y. Hopen
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Language
eng
Summary
Renewed interest in laser communication systems has sparked development of useful new analytic models. This book discusses optical scintillation and its impact on system performance in free-space optical communication and laser radar applications, with a detailed look at propagation phenomena and the role of scintillation on system behavior. Intended for practicing engineers, scientists, and students
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SPIE Press monograph
Series volume
PM99
Target audience
  • adult
  • specialized
Laser beam scintillation with applications, Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Cynthia Y. Hopen
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Laser beam scintillation with applications, Larry C. Andrews, Ronald L. Phillips, Cynthia Y. Hopen
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"SPIE digital library."
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Scintillation models -- Chapter 1. Optical wave propagation in random media: background review -- Introduction -- Optical properties of the atmosphere -- Atmospheric structure with altitude -- Absorption and scattering -- Optical turbulence -- Power spectrum models -- Gaussian-beam wave model -- Transmitter and receiver beam parameters -- Wave propagation in random media: methods of analysis -- Rytov approximation -- Extended Huygens-Fresnel principle -- Mutual coherence function: weak fluctuations -- Spatial coherence radius -- Mean irradiance -- Angle-of-arrival and image dancing -- Beam wander -- Mutual coherence function: strong fluctuations -- Mean irradiance -- Spatial coherence radius -- Effective beam parameters -- Scintillation index and covariance function -- Scintillation index: weak fluctuations -- Scintillation index: strong fluctuations -- Covariance function: weak fluctuations -- Aperture averaging of scintillation: weak fluctuations -- Paraxial ABCD optical systems -- Generalized Huygens-Fresnel integral -- Gaussian lens -- Image plane -- Double-passage waves -- Gaussian mirror -- Mutual coherence function -- Covariance function and scintillation index -- References
  • Chapter 2. Modeling optical scintillation -- Introduction -- Background on scintillation -- Models for refractive index fluctuations -- Physical model for amplitude fluctuations -- The modulation process -- Modified Rytov theory -- Scintillation index model -- Spatial filter functions -- Inner-scale effects -- Outer-scale effects -- Distribution models for the irradiance -- Lognormal distribution -- K distribution -- Lognormal-Rician distribution -- Gamma-gamma distribution -- References -- Chapter 3. Theory of scintillation: plane wave model -- Introduction -- Zero inner scale model -- Effective Kolmogorov spectrum -- Nonzero inner scale model -- Effective atmospheric spectrum -- Outer-scale effects -- Covariance function of irradiance -- Zero inner scale model -- Nonzero inner scale model -- Temporal spectrum -- Zero inner scale model -- Nonzero inner scale model -- Gamma-gamma distribution -- Comparison with simulation data -- References
  • Chapter 4. Theory of scintillation: spherical wave model -- Introduction -- Zero inner scale model -- Effective Kolmogorov spectrum -- Nonzero inner scale model -- Effective atmospheric spectrum -- Outer-scale effects -- Comparison with experimental data -- Covariance function of irradiance -- Gamma-gamma distribution -- Comparison with simulation data -- References -- Chapter 5. Theory of scintillation: Gaussian-beam wave model -- Introduction -- Radial component -- Effective beam parameters -- Asymptotic theory for the longitudinal component -- Zero inner scale model -- Nonzero inner scale model -- Outer-scale effects -- Comparison with simulation data -- References -- Chapter 6. Aperture averaging -- Introduction -- ABCD matrix formulation -- Aperture averaging factor: plane wave -- Zero inner scale -- Nonzero inner scale -- Outer-scale effects -- Asymptotic analysis -- Aperture averaging factor: spherical wave -- Zero inner scale -- Nonzero inner scale -- Outer-scale effects -- Comparison with experimental data -- Asymptotic analysis -- Aperture averaging factor: Gaussian-beam wave -- Zero inner scale -- Nonzero inner scale -- Outer-scale effects -- Temporal spectrum of irradiance fluctuations -- References
  • Part II. Applications -- Chapter 7. Laser communication systems -- Introduction -- Direct detection optical receivers -- Threshold detection in the absence of atmospheric turbulence -- Frequency of fades and surges -- Threshold detection in the presence of atmospheric turbulence -- Coherent detection optical receivers -- Threshold detection in the absence of atmospheric turbulence -- Frequency of fades and surges -- Threshold detection in the presence of atmospheric turbulence -- Spatial diversity receivers -- Array receivers in direct detection -- Aperture averaging -- Linear combining methods for coherent detection -- EG array receivers in coherent detection -- Bit error-rate (BER) performance -- Direct detection binary baseband signaling -- Coherent detection digital signaling -- References -- Chapter 8. Fade statistics for lasercom systems -- Introduction -- Probability of fade models -- Expected number of fades -- Lognormal model -- Gamma model -- Gamma-gamma model -- Terrestrial lasercom link -- Probability of fade -- Mean fade time -- Uplink/downlink slant paths -- Atmospheric model for Cn2 -- Spatial filter models -- Downlink from a satellite: plane wave model -- Scintillation index -- Covariance function -- Probability of fade -- Uplink to a satellite: spherical wave model -- Scintillation index -- Covariance function -- Probability of fade -- References
  • Chapter 9. Laser radar systems: scintillation of return waves -- Introduction -- Review of basic radar principles -- Range and Doppler-frequency shift -- Classification of targets -- Laser radar configuration -- Gaussian beam parameters -- Statistical characteristics of illumination beam -- Backscatter amplification effect -- Scintillation index -- Unresolved small target: spherical wave model -- Backscatter amplification effect -- Scintillation index: bistatic channel -- Scintillation index: monostatic channel -- Unresolved small target: Gaussian-beam wave model -- Backscatter amplification effect -- Scintillation index: bistatic channel -- Scintillation index: monostatic channel -- Finite diffuse surface: spherical wave model -- Backscatter amplification effect -- Scintillation index, part I -- Scintillation index, part II -- Threshold detection -- Direct detection -- Coherent detection -- Aperture averaging -- Experimental data for EG array receivers -- Data analysis for a single aperture: point target -- Data analysis for a single aperture: diffuse target -- Multiple apertures: diffuse target -- References
  • Chapter 10. Laser radar systems: imaging through -- Turbulence -- Introduction -- Review of linear shift-invariant systems -- Fourier transform analysis -- Coherent imaging systems -- Shift-invariance -- Impulse response and coherent transfer functions -- Incoherent imaging systems -- Targets -- Point spread function and modulation transfer function -- Target resolution -- Atmospheric effects -- Laser imaging radar -- Unresolved small target -- Total MTF of return wave -- Scintillation index of return wave -- Single pixel signal-to-noise ratio -- Finite rough target -- Propagation path characteristics -- Statistical model for target -- Total MTF of return wave -- Scintillation index of return wave -- Single pixel signal-to-noise ratio -- References -- Index
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Reproduction note
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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