18 August 1978 Atmospheric Degradation Of Electro-Optical System Performance
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Proceedings Volume 0142, Optical Properties of the Atmosphere; (1978) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956536
Event: 1978 Technical Symposium East, 1978, Washington, D.C., United States
The total atmospheric mutual coherence function is introduced as a tool for analyzing the dependence of the performance of several types of EO systems as the combined effect of molecules, turbulence, and aerosols. Analytic expressions for this function are derived in terms of the usual atmospheric parameters (absorption and scattering coefficients, Cn, etc) and applied to the analysis of several systems.
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Richard F. Lutomirski, Richard F. Lutomirski, "Atmospheric Degradation Of Electro-Optical System Performance", Proc. SPIE 0142, Optical Properties of the Atmosphere, (18 August 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956536; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956536


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