3 October 2014 Atmospheric limitations on the performance of electro-optical systems: a brief overview
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Atmospheric effects limit the performance of any electro-optical (EO) system. Tasks such as laser communications or horizontal-path imaging for long-range surveillance are highly affected by environmental effects. In the majority of cases, effects like turbulence impose a fundamental limitation to the capability of EO systems. In this paper, we give an overview of the limiting factors and we will show possibilities for restoration of images degraded by atmosphere.
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Karin Stein, Szymon Gladysz, Dirk Seiffer, Andreas Zepp, "Atmospheric limitations on the performance of electro-optical systems: a brief overview", Proc. SPIE 9224, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans III, 92240U (3 October 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2064631; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2064631
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