Applied Physics B

, Volume 98, Issue 2, pp 557–565

Turbulence distance of radial Gaussian Schell-model array beams

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-009-3825-0

Cite this article as:
Li, X., Ji, X., Eyyuboğlu, H.T. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2010) 98: 557. doi:10.1007/s00340-009-3825-0

Abstract

The effect of turbulence on the spreading of radial Gaussian Schell-model (GSM) array beams is studied quantitatively by examining the mean-squared beam width. The analytical expression for the turbulence distance zT of radial GSM array beams is derived by using the integral transform technique, which indicates within what ranges radial GSM array beams will be less affected by turbulence. It is shown that the effect of turbulence on the spreading of radial GSM array beams can be reduced by choosing the suitable array beam parameters and the type of the beam superposition. In addition, a comparison with the previous work is also made.

PACS

42.25.Dd42.68.Bz92.60.Ta

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSichuan Normal UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Department of Electronic and Communication EngineeringÇankaya UniversityYüzüncüyıl Balgat, AnkaraTurkey