18 August 2005 Horizontal turbulence measurements using SLODAR
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SLODAR (slope detection and ranging) is a technique we have developed to monitor the vertical profile of atmospheric phase distortions, for application to astronomical adaptive optics systems. The technique uses the correlation between slope measurements made using a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor observing a binary star. In this paper we describe the principle of SLODAR and then describe our work on using a system for the measurement of horizontal turbulence profiles for application to free space optical communications.
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G. D. Love, G. D. Love, C. N. Dunlop, C. N. Dunlop, S. Patrick, S. Patrick, C. D. Saunter, C. D. Saunter, R. W. Wilson, R. W. Wilson, C. Wright, C. Wright, } "Horizontal turbulence measurements using SLODAR", Proc. SPIE 5891, Atmospheric Optical Modeling, Measurement, and Simulation, 589104 (18 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.620599; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.620599


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