1 May 1990 Complete predictive theory for the correctability of thermal blooming in the presence of turbulence
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Proceedings Volume 1221, Propagation of High-Energy Laser Beams Through the Earth's Atmosphere; (1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18328
Event: OE/LASE '90, 1990, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Objective: A predictive theory for the correctability of thermal blooming in the presence of turbulence that is appropriate to very high Fresnel number beams and that does not rely solely on nonlinear wave optics code calculations. Approach: Exploit the facts that the physics of such beams are both local and linear. Calculate an MCF analytically using linear theory and compare with fully nonlinear numerical result. Infer whole beam Strehi from either.
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Robert Myers, "Complete predictive theory for the correctability of thermal blooming in the presence of turbulence", Proc. SPIE 1221, Propagation of High-Energy Laser Beams Through the Earth's Atmosphere, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18328; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18328
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Atmospheric propagation

Turbulence

Earth's atmosphere

Laser beam propagation

Thermal blooming

Absorption

Optical simulations

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