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Effects of intermittency and stratification on the evaluation of optical propagation
Xiaowei Chen1;2, Xuebin Li1, Gang Sun1, Qing Liu1, Wenyue Zhu1, and Ningquan Weng1;3
1 Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Composition and Optical Radiation, [Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031 , China
2 Science Island Branch of Graduate School, [University of Science and Technology of China], Hefei 2 30031, China
3 School of Environmental Science and Optoelectronic Technology, [University of Science and Technology of China], Hefei 23 0026, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(08): pp.080101

Topic:Atmospheric optics and oceanic optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 010.1290  010.1300  010.1330  

To evaluate the effects of intermittency and stratification on propagation of laser beams, we analyze experimental radiosonde profiles using complete ensemble empirical mode decomposition. First, we extract intermittency and stratification at different scales from the original Cn2 profiles. Second, we establish an intrinsic optical turbulence model (IOTM), which includes fine structures. Third, we calculate several turbulence moments using IOTM. The results quantitatively evaluate the effects of variations at different scales on typical parameters relevant to optical turbulence effects.

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Get Citation: Xiaowei Chen, Xuebin Li, Gang Sun, Qing Liu, Wenyue Zhu, and Ningquan Weng, "Effects of intermittency and stratification on the evaluation of optical propagation," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(08), 080101(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under Grant Nos. 41205023 and 41375017.


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